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Vessel: HMS Bacchante
Recipient: Capt. James Richard Dacres
Type: £100
Action: Capture of French schooner Dauphin off Cape Raphael

(14th February, 1807)

Award Date: 28th April, 1807
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's to James Richard Dacres Esqr. Capt. of H.M.S. Bacchante for his Gallant Conduct in the Capture of the French National Schooner Dauphin and the Destruction of the Fort and Cannon in the Harbour of Samana on 16th February 1807 effected by the Bacchante in company with H.M.S. Mediator as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 25th of April

Location: Private collection
References: listed at 1891 RN Exhibition (16/19)




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