Attack at Santa Maura

31st May 1809
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Goldfinch vs Mouche 17.5.1809 - 21.5.1809
Next action : Operations in the Bay of Naples 24.6.1809 - 26.6.1809

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Topaze (32) Anselm John Griffiths (d.1842)1 killed, 1 wounded
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
On May 31st, the boats of the Topaze, 36, Captain Anselm John Griffiths, under Lieutenant Charles Hammond, were sent into Demata Bay, in the island of Santa Maura, to cut out nine French and Italian craft which had been observed lying there. The vessels were brought off with the loss of 1 man killed and 1 wounded.

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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