Honour - 'Cerbere' 1800

Date - 29-July 
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - French Revolutionary War; 1793-1803


This Boat Service action was won at Port Louis in Guadeloupe.

While HMS Amethyst, Impetueux and Viper were attacking the port, Jeremiah Goughlan boarded, captured the French ship Cerbere and towed her out of the harbour while under fire from shore batteries. He earned promotion to Lieutenant even although he had not quite served the required time.


HM Ships
Amethyst  Impetieux       
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