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Vessel: HMS Centaur
Recipient: Lieut. Robert Carthew Reynolds
Type: £50
Action: Capture of French corvette Curieux, Martinique

(4th February, 1804)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 226.

Award Date: 8th May, 1804
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lt. Robt. Carthew Reynolds of H.M.S. Centaur who with the Boat from that Ship on the 4th Feby.1804 in the Most Brave and Gallant Manner Boarded and Brought out the French Corvette Cuireux from under the Guns of Fort Eduard in the Harbour of Fort Royal, Martinique as Recorded in the London Gazette of the 1st May

Location: Private collection
Appeared at Auction: Wallis & Wallis 16th May 1984 Lot 69; Glendining's 30th June 1982 .




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