Action of 1811-09-06

6th September 1811
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Action off Bolougne 3.9.1811
Next action : Action off Calvados 7.9.1811 - 8.9.1811

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Pilot (16) John Toup Nicolas (1788-1851)no casualties
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
On September 6th, an armed ketch was burnt under the walls of Castella, in Calabria, by the boats of the Pilot, 18, Commander John Toup Nicolas, under Lieutenant Alexander Campbell, in spite of the opposition of a body of troops. The party also brought off without loss a quantity of corn and flax.

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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