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Vessel: HMS Renommee
Recipient: Lieut. Henry John Murton (RM)
Type: £50
Action: Cutting out Spanish schooner Giganta, Vieja

(4th May, 1806)

Award Date: 23rd August, 1808
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut H.I. (Henry John) Murton of the Royal Marines of H.M.S. Renommee for his Gallant Conduct in the Command of the Marines Employed in Boarding & Carrying the Spanish Schooner Giganta of 9 Guns & 38 Men under the Batteries of the Town & Tower of Viega on the 4th May 1806 as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 8th July 1806

Location: Private Collection, USA
Appeared at Auction: Greg Martin June 2003; Butterfield & Bonhams 15th Oct 1996; Sothebys 23rd May 1966 Lot 242.




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