Attack on Manilla

1st January 1798
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Action of 1797-08-11 11.8.1797
Next action : Attack on the fort of Samboangon 22.1.1798

 

Great Britain

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Sybille (38) Edward Cooke (1772-1799)
Fox (32) Pulteney Malcolm (1768-1838)
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN4
In January, 1798, the British frigates Sibylle, 38, Captain Edward Cook, and Fox, 32, Captain Pulteney Malcolm, entered the bay of Manilla, disguised as French frigates, and succeeded in making two hundred prisoners and in capturing seven boats.

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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