Honour - Williamstadt 1793
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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