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Bombardment of Pesaro

23rd April 1809
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Capture of the d'Hautpoult 14.4.1809 - 17.4.1809
Next action : Goldfinch vs Mouche 17.5.1809 - 21.5.1809

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Spartan (38) 1806-1822
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Jahleel BrentonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1840
Amphion (32) 1798-1820
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
William HosteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1824
Mercury (28) 1779-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1822
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
The boats of the Spartan, 38, Captain Jahleel Brenton, Amphion, 32, Captain William Hoste, and Mercury, 28, Captain the Hon. Henry Duncan, supported by those frigates, bombarded the town of Pesaro on the Adriatic coast, and, driving out the French troops, destroyed the castle and carried off every vessel which had not been scuttled by the enemy. All this was achieved without loss. Lieutenants George Wickens Willes. Charles George Rodney Phillott, and William Augustus Baumgardt commanded the various divisions of boats.


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