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Vessel: HMS Franchise
Recipient: Midshipman George C. Lamb
Type: £30
Action: Cutting out Spanish brig Raposa, Bay of Campeachy

(6th January, 1806)

Award Date: 22nd April, 1806
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Mr. Geo. C Lamb Midshipman of H.M.S. Franchise for his Gallant & Spirited Conduct on the Boarding & Carrying by the Boats of that Ship the Spanish Armed Brig Raposa from under the Fire of the Batteries and Ships of the Enemy in the Bay of Campeachy on the 6th Jany 1806 as Recorded in the London Gazette of 15th April

Location: National Maritime Museum 9/12
References: illustrated in Swords of Honour & Glory - Peter Dale; illustrated in Naval Weapons by Liza Verity




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