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Vessel: HMS Centaur
Recipient: Lieut. Edward Reynolds Sibley
Type: £50
Action: Attack on French brig Le Cesar, and convoy, River of Bordeaux

(16th July, 1806)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 229.

Award Date: 5th August, 1806
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund At Lloyds to Lieut. Edward Reynolds Sibley of H.M.S. Centaur for the Gallantry so Highly Honourable to this National Character which he Displayed in the Boarding and Carrying with the [ divi....] Boats under his command the French Ship Le Caesar of 18 Guns and 86 Men in the [ ] of the River Garonne as Recorded in The London Gazette of the 2nd August 1806





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