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Admiralty Office, September 21, 1813.
Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Pellew, has transmitted to John Wilson Croker, Esq. a letter from Captain Dilkes, of His Majesty's ship Castor, addressed to Captain Adam, of the Invincible, stating, that on the 22d of June the boats of the former ship, under the directions of Lieutenants Loveless and Stanhope, boarded and brought out from under the protection of Fort Mongat [Montgat], in Catalonia, La Fortune, a French privateer, of two guns, two swivels. and forty-eight men. Captain Dilkes highly commends the conduct of the officers and men employed on this service, in which, from the heavy fire of the enemy upon the boats, Mr William Colford, boatswain of the Castor, and three men were killed, and nine wounded.
London Gazette 18 September 1813 Issue: 16776 Page: 1860