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Vessel: HMS Galatea
Recipient: Mr. Barry (Master's Mate) Sarsfield
Type: £30
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: 30th May, 1809
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Mr Barry Sarsfield Master's Mate of H.M.S. Galatea for his Gallantry and Perseverance when Commanding a Boat Belonging to that Ship in Boarding and Carrying the French National Corvettte Lynx of 18 Guns and 161 Men as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 14th of April 1807

Location: Private Collection, USA




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