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Vessel: HMS Galatea
Recipient: Lieut. Robert Gibson
Type: £50
Action: Capture of French corvette Le Lynx, coast of Caraccas

(21st January, 1807)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 231.

Award Date: 21st April, 1807
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund At Lloyds To Lieut. Robert Gibson of H.M.S. Galatea for the Gallantry and Perseverance Displayed when Commanding a Boat Belonging to that Ship and Boarding & Carrying the French National Corvette Lynx of 16 Guns & 161 Men as Recorded in the London Gazette 14th Apr 1807





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