No.4. The Fort and Settlement of Tamatave together with La Nereide French Frigate...which had taken refuge there after the Night Action of the 20th May 1811. Surrendering to His Majesty's Ships Astrea, Phoebe, & Racehorse...

A depiction of the fort and settlement of Tamatave with a British squadron and a French frigate after the night action of the 20th May 1811.
'Astrea' is shown on the left side of the picture.
There is gunfire coming from one of the ships.

Inscribed: "No. 4. THE FORT AND SETTLEMENT OF TAMATAVE, togetherwith LA NEREIDE FRENCH FRIGATE, 44 Guns, which had taken refuge there after the 20th. May 1811, Surendering to HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ASTREA, PHOEBE, & RACEHORSE, under the Command of CAPTAIN CHARLES MARSH SCHOMBERG, C.B. K.C.T.&S."

Hand-coloured. Returned from R.N. Museum, Portsmouth.

Object Details

ID: PAI6172
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Places: Unlinked place
Vessels: Astrea (1810); Nereide (1809) Racehorse (1806) Phoebe (1795)
Date made: 1795; 1806 1810 1811 ca.1811
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 400 x 675 mm; Mount: 608 mm x 836 mm

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