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Vessel: HM FB Phosphorus
Recipient: Lieut. William James Hughes
Type: £100
Action: Engagement with French privateer, off the Isle of Wight

(14th August, 1806)

Award Date: 19th August, 1806
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut W.J. Hughes for his Gallant & Successful Defence of H.M. Fire Brig Phosphorus on her being Attacked by a French Lugger Privateer of Much Superior Force, off the Isle of Wight on the 14th of Augt 1806, as Recorded in the London Gazette on the 16th of the Same Month

Location: National Maritime Museum 10/12
References: Table in Swords for Sea Service states £50 in error




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