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Vessel: HMS Cambrian
Recipient: Lieut. George A. Crofton
Type: £50
Action: Capture of Spanish privateer schooner Maria

(13th June, 1805)

Award Date: 24th September, 1805
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieut George Crofton of H.M.S. Cambrian for his Gallant Conduct on the Boarding and Carrying with the Boats of that Ship the Spanish Privateer Maria of 14 Guns & 60 Men as Recorded in the Gazette of the 21st Septr 1805

Location: Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth 2/7
References: illustrated in Trafalgar Swords of Honour by Derek Spalding with a portrait of the recipient holding the sword (Source Peter Dale)




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