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Action of Nyborg

3rd September 1808
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Capture of the Vsevolod 25.8.1808 - 26.8.1808
Next action : Recruit vs Dilgente 6.9.1808

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Kite (16) 1805-1815
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Joseph JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
2 killed, 13 wounded
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN5
On September 3rd 1808, the Kite, 16, was attacked by Danish gunboats off Nyborg in a calm, and very severely handled. The ship was reduced to a wreck, and 2 were killed and 13 wounded of the crew. She only escaped by a breeze opportunely -springing up.


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