Action of 1812-04-29

29th April 1812
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Leviathan (74) Patrick Campbell (1773-1841)
Undaunted (38) Richard Thomas

Notes on Action

On April 29th, Captain Patrick Campbell, of the Leviathan, 74, sent his boats, under Lieutenant Alexander Dobbs, with those of the Undaunted, 38, Captain Richard Thomas, to attack a privateer and several merchantmen in the road of Agay, near Frejus. The vessels were carried; but the privateer could not be got afloat; and, in the efforts to get her off, 2 men were killed and 4 wounded. Four of the merchantmen were, however, carried away.

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