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
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Amphion (32) William Hoste
Redwing (16) Edward Augustus Down, Thomas Stamp, John Nicholas, Edward Augustus Down

Notes on Action

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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