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Action of 1809-02-08

8th February 1809
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Capture of Martinique 28.1.1809 - 24.2.1809
Next action : Capture of the Junon 10.2.1809

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Amphion (32) 1798-1820
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
William HosteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1824
Redwing (16) 1806-1827
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Edward Augustus DownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
,
Thomas StampBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
,
John NicholasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1814
,
Edward Augustus DownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
On February 8th 1809, the boats of the Amphion, 32, Captain William Hoste, and Redwing, 18, Commander Edward Augustus Down, cut out an armed brig and a coaster from the Dalmatian harbour of Melada. Three guns mounted ashore were carried off.


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