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Vessel: HM FS Mediator
Recipient: Capt. James Wooldridge
Type: £100
Action: Leading fire ship in attack on French fleet, Basque Roads

(12th April, 1809)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 154.

Award Date: 20th June, 1809
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to James Wooldridge Esq Captn of H.M.S. Mediator for his Gallant and Highly Meritorious Conduct Displayed in the Command of the Mediator as a Fire Ship Employed in the Attack of the French Fleet Destroyed in Basque Roads as Recorded in the London Gazette Extraordinary of the 21st of Apl 1809





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