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Action of 1812-04-29

29th April 1812
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Action of 1812-04-16 16.4.1812
Next action : Capture of the Apelles 3.5.1812 - 4.5.1812

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Leviathan (74) 1790-1848
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1830
Undaunted (38) 1807-1860
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Richard ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1813
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
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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