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Vessel: HMS Centurion
Recipient: Lieut. J.R. Philips
Type: £50
Action: Action with three French vessels whilst the Centurion on convoy duty in Vizagapatam Road

(18th September, 1804)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 124.

Award Date: 9th April, 1805

References: Not recorded as sent


PLEASE NOTE : There is no record of this sword ever being made. The recipient probably accepted the cash equivalent as an alternative.



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