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Vessel: HMS Renommee
Recipient: Lieut. Sir William George Bt. Parker
Type: £50
Action: Cutting out Spanish schooner Giganta, Vieja

(4th May, 1806)

Award Date: 8th July, 1806
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund At Lloyds to Lieut. Sir Wilm. Geo. Parker, Bart. of H.M.S. Renommee for his Gallant Conduct in Boarding and Carrying in the Boats Belonging to that Ship from under the Guns of the Town and Tower of Viega, His Catholic Majesty's Schooner Giganta of 9 Guns & 38 Men on the 4th May 1806 as Recorded in The London Gazette of 8th July

Location: Private collection
Appeared at Auction: Christies 1st Apr 1969; Bonhams 28th July 2010 .

References: illustrated in Price Guide to Antique Edged Weapons by Leslie Southwick; illustrated in Swords of Honour & Glory (US) P Dale




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