The Fort and Settlement of Tamatave together with La Nereide French Frigate...20th May 1811, Surrendering to...Astrea, Phoebe & Racehorse, under the command of Captain Charles Marsh Schomberg...

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."


Object Details

ID: PAI6445
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Events: Napoleonic Wars: Action off Tamatave, 1811
Vessels: Astrea (1810); Racehorse (1806) Phoebe (1795) Nereide (1809)
Date made: 1795; 1806 1810 20 May 1811 ca.1811
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 358 x 660 mm

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