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Vessel: HM Sloop Hippomenes
Recipient: Capt. Conway Shipley
Type: £100
Action: Capture of French frigate L'Egyptienne

(27th March, 1804)

Award Date: 29th May, 1804
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's to Conway Shipley Esqr Commander of H.M.S. Hippomenes of 18 Guns on the 27th March 1804 when she Chaced and Captured L'Egyptienne F.F.P. of 36 Guns as Recorded in the London Gazette of 19th May

Location: Private collection
Appeared at Auction: Sothebys 17th December 1974 Lot 352 .

References: listed at 1891 RN exhibition (3/19); illustrated Price Guide to Antique Edged Weapons by Leslie Southwick; illustrated Swords of Honour & Glory by Peter Dale




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