Journal of Midshipman Othnel Mawdesley describing his capture and life as a prisoner of war in Spain.

Othnel Mawdesley’s personal account of an unsuccessful attack on a Spanish ship at Vigo and his captivity with other members of the crew of HMS THESEUS in Galicia, 28 December 1807 and 12 June 1808.

Object Details

ID: JOD/341
Type: Journal
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Mawdesley, Orthnel
Date made: 1807-1808
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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