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Vessel: HMS Hydra
Recipient: Lieut. Robert Hayes (RM)
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 Robert Hayes of the Royal Marines of H.M.S. Hydra for his Cool Judgement and Determined Bravery when Commanding a Party of Marines Belonging to that Ship in the Attack and Capture of the Fort in the Harbour of Begu on the Coast of Catalonia on the 7th of Augt 1807 as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 10th of October

Location: Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, 3/4




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