Location: Home / Search / Item ( 11 ) / you are here

Please Email Us with any information on untraced swords. We are also happy to answer questions on care and preservation of these swords and to provide indicative valuations for insurance

Vessel: HMS Centaur
Recipient: Lieut. William Walker (RM)
Type: £30
Action: Destruction of batteries on Martinique

(26th November, 1803)

Award Date: 14th February, 1804
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut William Walker of the Royal Marines for his Gallant Conduct on the Destruction of a Battery of the Enemy in Petit Ance D'Arlette Martinique the 26th Novr 1803, Recorded in the London Gazette of the 28th January 1804

Location: Royal Marines Museum Southsea, 2/4
References: illustrated in JAAS Patriotic Fund Swords by Leslie Southwick Sept 1987; illustrated in Naval Swords by P.G.W. Annis; illustrated in A Patriotic Fund Presentation Sword by J.P.Puype




All content © copyright ‘Lloydsswords.com’ All rights reserved 2011 | Design © copyright Mark Cloke 2011

Supported by....

www.OldSwords.com....the largest online resource for the antique sword collector.


Sword Forum

Sword Forum