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Honour - Lucknow 1857-58


Date - 1857-58
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - Indian Mutiny; 1858

 
Description During the Indian Mutiny Lucknow was one of two strategic targets for relief forces. The other being Amorha.

A naval brigade from HMS Shannon including guns, was landed and placed under army command. The artillery was especially useful in defeating the mutineers at Lucknow.

 

 
 
HM Ships
 Shannon        
         
 
This page last edited - 15 July, 2012.

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