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Vessel: HMS Hydra
Recipient: Lieut. E.O.B. Drury
Type: £50
Action: Attack on fort and capture of three vessels, Begu, Catalonia

(7th August, 1807)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 133.

Award Date: 20th October, 1807
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut E.O.B. Drury of H.M.S. Hydra for his Cool Judgement and Determined Bravery when Commanding a Party of Seamen Belonging to that Ship in the Attack and Capture of Three Armed Poluccas (sic) from under the Battery and Fort of Begu on the Coast of Catelonia (sic) on the 7th of Augt 1807 as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 10th of October

Location: Private collection
Appeared at Auction: Bosleys 1996; Phillips 13th October 1994 Lot 91 .




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