Action of 1811-04-29

29th April 1811
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Attack on Anholt Island 27.3.1811
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Empire Français

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Volontaire (38) Joseph Nourse, Granville George Waldegrave (1786-1857)
Undaunted (38) Richard Thomas
Blossom (18) William Stewart (d.1814)

Notes on Action

On April 29th, the boats of the Undaunted, 38, Captain Richard Thomas, Volontaire, 38, Captain Charles Bullen, and Blossom, 18, Commander William Stewart, under Lieutenant John Eagar, attacked a convoy of 26 French vessels at anchor near the mouth of the Rhone, and, without loss, brought out 7, burnt 12, including a 4-gun man-of-war schooner, and left 2 stranded. The guns of the Blossom covered the operations.

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