Honour - Williamstadt 1793

Date - 15-March
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - French Revolutionary War; 1793-1803

Description This boat service action took place in the Hollands Diep, Holland about 30 miles east of Helvoetsluys.

A detachment from HMS Syren landed and attacked French forts which had been constructed to bombard Williamstadt, a fortress located the small island. Their fire drove the French from their strong points and later that day Dutch troops occupied the positions abandoned by the French. 


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