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Vessel: HMS Euryalus
Recipient: Capt. The Hon. Henry Blackwood
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 the Honbl Henry Blackwood Capt of H.M.S. Euryalus 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 Oct 1805.

Location: National Maritime Museum 6/12
References: listed at 1891 RN Exhibition (10/19); Illustrated in Trafalgar Swords of Honour by Derek Spalding p264; illustrated in A Patriotic Fund Presentation Sword by J.P.Puype




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