The Fleet of the East India Company, Homeward Bound from China, Engaging and Repulsing a French Squadron, near the Straits of Malacca, on the XVth February 1804

On 15 February 1804, a fleet of the East India Company carrying tea from China was intercepted by a French squadron led by Vice-Admiral Linois. Although the fleet of merchantmen had no warship escort, the attack was repelled by Sir Nathaniel Dance.

Object Details

ID: PAI6420
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Daniell, William
Places: Unlinked place
Date made: 20 Sep 1804
People: China Fleet [HEIC]; French Squadron
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 505 x 867 mm; Plate: 490 x 852 mm

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