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Vessel: HMS Dreadnought
Recipient: Capt. John Conn
Type: £100 Trafalgar
Action: Battle of Trafalgar

(21st October, 1805)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 43.

Award Date: 3rd December, 1805
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund At Lloyds To John Conn Esqr. Captn. Of H.M.S. Dreadnought For His Meritorious Services In Contributing To The Signal Victory Obtained Over The Combined Fleets Of France And Spain Off Cape Trafalgar On The 21st Of Octr. 1805

Location: Private Collection, USA
Appeared at Auction: Bonhams 5th July 2005; Spinks 1970.

References: Trafalgar Swords of Honour by Derek Spalding




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