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Vessel: HMS Minerva
Recipient: Lieut. William Howe Mulcaster
Type: £50
Action: Cutting out five Spanish vessels, Finisterre Bay

(22nd June, 1806)

Award Date: 22nd July, 1806
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at LDoyds (sic) To Lieut. Wm. Howe Mulcaster of H.M.S. Minerva for his Zealous & Active Service on Cutting out from under the Fort in Finisterre Bay by the Boats Belonging to that Ship Five Spanish Luggers on the 22d. of June, as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 15th of July 1805 (should read 1806)

Location: Private collection (UK)
Appeared at Auction: Christies 2nd May 1984; Bonhams 29th Apr 2010 .

References: illustrated in JAAS Patriotic Fund Swords by Leslie Southwick Sept 1987




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