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The Portuguese conquest of French Guiana was an 1809 military operation against Cayenne, capital of the South American colony of French Guiana, in the scope of the Napoleonic Wars. The operation was performed by a combined expeditionary force that included Portuguese Army and Navy, and the British sixth-rate Brig HMS Confiance).
The French capitulate at January 12th, 1809.
Army: 2,700 regulars
Navy: 550 marines
Brig – Voador
Brig - Infante Dom Pedro
Schooner - General Magalhães (escuna)
Cutter - Vingança
Cutter - Leão
And 3 gunboats
Frigate sixth-rate - HMS Confiance
Army : 450 regulars, 800 militia
|Name : Infante Don Pedro (24)|
|Name : Voador (22)|
|Name : Confiance (22)||James Lucas Yeo (d.1818)|