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Honour - SAN SEBASTIAN 1813


Date - August/08-September
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - Napoleonic War; 1803-15

 
Description A British squadron under Sir George Collier was working closely with Spanish patriots during the Peninsular War.

A British garrison of 1,150 men under pressure from the French, were embarked and transported a little further along the coast to safety at Santander.

They remained in the area and began a bombardment and blockade of San Sebastian, then under French control. This continued until the French surrendered in September. 

 

 
 
HM Ships
Ajax  Andromache  Arrow  Beagle  Challenger 
Constant  Despatch  Freija  Holly   Juniper 
Lyra  Magicienne  President  Revolutionnaire  Sparrow 
Surveillante         
         
 
This page last edited - 10 July, 2012.

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