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Actions in the Persian Gulf

13th November 1809 - 27th November 1809
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Action in Rosas Bay 31.10.1809 - 1.11.1809
Next action : Rinaldo vs Maraudeur 7.12.1809


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Caroline (36) 1795-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Henry HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1820
Charles GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1811
Chiffone (32) 1801-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1811

Notes on Action

a conjoint expedition, in which the Chiffonne, 36, Captain John Wainwright, and Caroline, 36, Captain Charles Gordon, took part, with several cruisers of the East India Company's service, and a body of troops, cleared out the pirate strong-holds of Kas-el-Khyma (on the 13th), Lingeh (on the 17th), and Laft (on the 27th), at the entrance of the Persian Gulf. The entire British loss was 4 killed and 35 wounded, 1 mortally.

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