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Vessel: HMS Loire
Recipient: Capt. Frederick Lewis Maitland
Type: £100
Action: Capturing forts and actions against enemy ships, Muros Bay

(4th June, 1805)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 227.

Award Date: 25th June, 1805
Inscription: From The Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Frederick Maitland Esq of H.M.S. Loire for his Judicious and Prompt Decision in Entering the Bay of Muros on the 4th June 1805 and for his Active and Daring Gallantry on the Capture & Destruction of the Enemy's Forts & Vessels in the Bay, as Recorded in the London Gazette on the 22nd June

Location: National Museums of Scotland
References: For Skill Valour and Gallantry: Two Swords presented to Scotsmen for Distinguished Service in Spain in 1805 and 1811 by Stephen Wood




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