Attack at Laigueglia 2

27th June 1812
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Action of 1812-06-15 15.6.1812 - 16.6.1812
Next action : Action of 1812-07-06 6.7.1812 - 7.7.1812


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Leviathan (74) Patrick Campbell (1773-1841)
Imperieuse (38) Henry Duncan (1786-1835)
Curacao (36) John Tower
Eclair (16) John Bellamy

Notes on Action

A French convoy of 18 vessels, assembled in Laigueglia and Alassio, was attacked on June 27th, by parties from the Leviathan, 74, Captain Patrick Campbell, Imperieuse, 38, Captain the Hon. Henry Duncan, Curacoa, 36, Captain John Tower, and Eclair, 18, Commander John Bellamy. The loss was heavy, amounting to 9 killed and 31 wounded. As the vessels could not be brought off, they were destroyed by the guns of the squadron.

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