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Vessel: HMS Loire
Recipient: Lieut. Samuel Mallock (RM)
Type: £50
Action: Capture of privateer Esperanza, Bay of Camarinas and storming of fort at Muros

(4th June, 1805)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 227.

Award Date: 16th December, 1806
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut S.Mallock of the Royal Marines for his Energy & Gallantry of Conduct at the Storming of Fort Muros on the Coast of Spain on the 4th of June 1805, by a Party of Seamen & Marines from H.M.S. Loire, as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 22nd of the Same Month

Location: National Maritime Museum 11/12
References: illustrated in Naval Weapons by Liza Verity




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