Action of Nyborg

3rd September 1808
Part of : The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
Previous action : Capture of the Vsevolod 25th August 1808 - 26th August 1808
Next action : Recruit vs Dilgente 6th September 1808

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Kite (16) 16Joseph James2 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.

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN5 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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