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Boat action in the Rhone

29th April 1812
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Action of 1812-04-16 16.4.1812
Next action : Capture of the Apelles 3.5.1812 - 4.5.1812

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Volontaire (38) 1806-1816
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Granville George WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1841
Undaunted (38) 1807-1860
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Richard ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1813
Blossom (18) 1806-1848
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
William StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1813
 

Notes on Action


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On April 29th 1812, 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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