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Action of 1808-05-07

7th May 1808
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Attack on the Garotta 23.4.1808
Next action : Wizard vs Requin 10.5.1808 - 14.5.1808

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Redwing (16) 1806-1827
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Thomas UssherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
1 killed, 3 wounded
 

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DescriptionTRN5
On May 7th, the Redwing, 18, Commander Thomas Ussher, attacked seven Spanish armed vessels in charge of a convoy, off Cape Trafalgar. She drove ashore and destroyed four of the armed craft, captured one of them, and took or sunk most of the merchantmen. All this was achieved with the loss of 1 killed and 3 wounded.


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