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Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Pewter.

Admiral Viscount Nelson ... ... ,, Silver.

,, ... ,, Bronze.

Sir Sidney Smith, Admiral ... ... ... ... ,, Silver.

Capture of British Fleet on Lake Erie 1813. Copper.

Algiers bombarded, its Fleet destroyed and Christian

Slavery extinguished iSlfi. Silver.

Admiral Lord Exraouth ,. Bronze.



Gallery] Decorations, Medals, Coins, 6-v. 297

2638 continued.

GEORGE IV.

William, Duke of Clarence, Lord High Admiral

(afterwards William IV.) 1827. Gilt.

VICTORIA.

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Medal... 1839. Brohite;

Franklin Medal for Arctic Discoveries ... 18i8 5. Silver.

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal : Bronze;

Victoria... 1889. Silver.

Same Medal, Rev. Britannia ,, Bronze;

The Spithead Naval Review j, Silver.

., ,, >, ,) Bronze.

2638A Blake Medals for service against six ships, 1650; Naval Reward}

1650; saving the Triumph, 1653; Naval Reward, 1653.

Lent by J. G. Mttrdock, Esq.
26383 Special Good Conduct Medal awarded to H. Hale, serving on

board H. M.S. Arethusa. Lent by Messrs. Collingridge Bros.

26380 Diamond Order worn by Captain Cook.

Lent by the Executors of the late John Corner, Es$\
26380 Copper Medal, Rodney. On the one side, bust of the Admiral )

on the reverse, ships engaged in action, with inscription " Rodney '

for ever." Lent by Lord de Saumarez\

2638E Copper Medal, Siege of Toulon. On one side, Toulon Harbour,

with Lord Hood's Fleet at anchor, the British Lion leaping ashore and

attacking the Gallic Cock. On reverse side, a gibbet, with man hang-
ing therefrom. The British Fleet in the distance.

Lent by Lord de Sawnarez.
263&F Four Medals struck in honour of the surrender to Lord Nelson of the -

Sword of Don Xavia Winthuysen. I4th February, 1797. i

Lent by the Corporation of Norwich* .

26380 Silver Medal presented by W. Boulton to the Heroes of Trafalgar;

Lent by Major- General Sir Henry Green*

263811 Gold Turkish. Medal for landing of British troops in Egypt, 1801 5
given to (Midshipman then) Admiral Hawtayne.

Lent by Mrs. HaWtayn,'. '

26381 A Jewel of Nelson's Victories. Lent by Lord Portarlington\
2638; Silver Medal, Camperdown.

Lent by the Corporation of the Royal Naval Schools-.

2638K Bronze Medal in commemoration of the Battle of the Nile, 1st Aug.;
1 798, struck by Alexander Davison, Esq.

Lent by Captain Frederick Barnard Hankey, R.N\

2638 L Gold Medal in Commemoration of the Battle of the Nile$
1st August, 1798. Struck by Alexander Davison, Esq.

Lent by Captain Frederick Barnard ffankey, JR. 1V<
26381*1 Gold Medal, I4th February, 1809.

Lent by the Trustees of the late William Shand Law, Esq.
2638N Three Silver Gilt Medals^ Victory of the Nile.

Lent by , and E. Ematwel.
M 2



298 Decorations, Medals, Coins, &c> [Blake

26380 Silver Medal. Earl St. Vincent's testimony of approbation; date
1800. Lent by E. and E. Emanucl.

2638? Silver Medal. Defence of Gibraltar, 1 3th September, 1782.

Lent by E. and E. Emanuel.
2638(2 Silver Gilt Medal. Capture of Gibraltar.

Lent by E. and E. Emanuel.

2638R Two Silver Medals, Earl St. Vincent's Victory over the Spanish
fleet, I4th February, 1797. Lent by E. dr 3 E. Emanuel.

26383 Silver Gilt Medal, Anson's Victory, 3rd May, 1747.

Lent by E. &* E, Emanuel.

26381' Silver Medal, Vigo Bay, 1702. Lent by E. & E. Emanuel.

2638 u Copper Medal. Admiral Kempenfelt. On one side action off

Gibraltar, on the reverse foundering of the Royal George, 1783.

Lent by Lord de Saumarez.
2638v Insignia of the G.C.B., worn by Admiral Earl St. Vincent.

Lent by Lady Forester.

2638vv Silver Medal presented with the Order of Maria Theresa to Admiral

Sir Charles Napier, K.C.B. Lent by Mrs. Henry Jodrell.

263&X Silver Medal presented with the Order of Red Eagle of Prussia to

Admiral Sir Charles Napier, K.C.B. Lent by Mrs. Henry Jodrell.

2638Y Silver Medal with four clasps, viz., Syria, Potomac, Recruit June,

1809, and Martinique. Lent by Mrs. Henry Jodrel

EDWARDS' DESICCATED SOUP.

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This preparation is largely composed of Tomato, combined with choice.

?arci ,, n Vegetables, forming a concentrated and portable article of diet,

delicious, healthful, and economical

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EDWARDS' ECONOMIC COOKERY," a collection of ico Recipes for the use of our Soups, sent Gratis
and Post Free on application. See Stand 157.



THE ROYAL ACADEMY, GOSPORT.

Patrons.

Her Most Gracious Majesty THE QUEEN. I H.R.H. The PRINCE OF WALES.

H.R.H. The DUKK OF EDINBURGH. | H.R.H. The DUKE OF CONNAUGHT.

ROYAL NAVY. Special Preparation for CADETSHIPS.
Over Seventeen Hundred Pupils from this School have entered the Royal Navy, and
Since 1857, when the " Britannia " was established, its Pupils have gained the First
place 75 times ; the Second place 40 times ; Third place 45 times.

November, 1890. Cadetsnips, R.N. virtually cent, per cent, passed ; also in
November, 1889, cent, per cent, passed. November, 1800, Assistant Clerks, H.N.,
cent, per cent, passed taking First and Eighth places. December, 1890, Army
^Preliminary, cent, per cent, passed. Recent successes include Woolwich Further,
Royal Marine Artillery, &c.

Address-Rev, E. A. AMYATH BURNEY, M.A., and Rev. F. G. JOHNSON, K.A.



Swords, Dirks, &c. 299





SWORDS, DIRKS, &c.



2639 Sword presented to Dr. Bryson, Medical Director General of the
Navy. Lent by Aliss Sarah Bryson.

2640 Sword presented to Admiral Lord Alcester by the City of London
in 1883. Lent by Admiral Lord Alcester, G.C.B.

2641 Small Dirk or Dagger worn by Lord Collingwood when a- boy.

Lent by John C. Blackett, Esq.

2642 Two -handed Sword, taken from Pirates in the Canton River, 1865.

Lent by A F. Boxer, Esq.

2643 Sword once the property of Admiral the Hon. Sir W. Cornwallis.

Lent by Cornwallis Wykeham Martin, Esq.

2644 Sword once the property of Admiral the Hon. Sir W. Cornwallis.

Lent by Cornwallis Wykeham Martin, Esq.

2645 Sword once the property of Admiral the Hon. Sir W. Cornwallis.

Lent by Cornwallis Wykeham Martin, Esq,

2646 Dirk once the property of Admiral the Hon. Sir W. Cornwallis.

Lent by Cornwallis Wykeham Martin, Esq.

2647 Malay Chiefs Spear and Belt, taken in a fight with a piratical
prahu offSiak in the Straits of Malacca on September 1st, 1836, by the
second cutter of H.M.S. Andromache, Captain H. D. Chads, C.B.

Lent by Captain Montagu Burrows, R.N.

2648 Diamond Hilted Sword presented to Rear- Admiral Lord Nelson by
the King of Naples.

Lent by General Viscount Bridport, Duke' of Bronte, K.C.B.

2643 Gold and Enamelled Sword presented by the Captains of the Fleet,
after the Victory of the Nile, to Rear- Admiral Lord Nelson.

Lent by General Viscount Bridport, Duke of Bronte, K. C.B.

2650 Sword presented to the Hon. Henry Blackwood, Captain of H.M.
Frigate Euryalus, 1805, by the Patriotic Fund, Lloyd's, London.

Lent by Captain Sir Francis Blackwood, Bart., Jf.JV.

2651 Sword won by Captain Walter Bathurst, of the Genoa, 74, at the Battle
of Navarino. Captain Bathurst fell on that occasion.

Lent by Mrs. E. M. Becher.

2652 Sword presented to Lieut. Giles Meech, Royal Marines, by the
Patriotic Fund, Lloyd's, July 1 9th, 1808, as a testimony of their sense of
his gallant conduct in the attack by the Emerald on March 13, 1808,
on the forts in Vivero Harbour, on the coast of Spain, and the destruction
of the French National Schooner Apropos. Lent by G. 7 . Bayley, Esq.

2653 Sword presented (1889) by H.I.M. the German Emperor to Admiral
Sir Edmund Commerell, G.C.B.

Lent by Admiral Sir. E. Commerell, G.C.B .



3o6 Swords, Dirks, &t. [Blake & Nelson

2654 Sword which belonged to Captain A. J. Champion de Crespigny.

Lent by Sir Claude de Crespigny, Bart.

2655 Dirk which belonged to Captain A. J. Champion de Crespigny.

Lent by Sir Claude de Crespigny, Bart.

2656 Sword given by the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's to Captain J. R. Dacres,
of the Bacchante, for his gallant conduct in the capture of the French
Schooner Dauphin, and in the destruction of the Fort of Samana, St.
Domingo, I4th February, 1807, in company with the Mediator,
Captain W. F. Wise. Lent by Miss Dacres.

2657 The Sword of Admiral Villeneuve commanding the combined Fleets
of France and Spain, 1805, surrendered to Vice-Admiral Collingwood
at the Battle of Trafalgar. Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.

2658 .Sword of the Spanish Vice- Admiral Alava, surrendered to Vice-Admiral
Collingwood at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.

2659 Sword of the Spanish Rear- Admiral Cisneros, taken in the Santissima
Trinidad, 130, at Trafalgar. Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.

2660 Sword set in gold and diamonds, presented to Vice-Admiral Lord
Collingwood by the Corporation of the City of London in 1806.

Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.

2661 Sword with Gold Belt and Scabbard, presented to Vice-Admiral 1
Lord Collingwood by the Corporation of Liverpool.

Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.-

2662 Sword bearing George III.'s initials, presented to Vice-Admiral Lord'
Collingwood by H. R. H. the Duke of Clarence.

Lent by C. Collingwood Denny, Esq.-

2663 Sword, scabbard and belt presented by the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's'
to Captain Henry Digby, of H. M.S. 641, Africa, for his meritorious 1
services at the battle of Trafalgar. Lent by'Lord Digby.-

2664 Sword given to Captain (afterwards Sir James Alexander) Gordon by'
his officers in 1812. Lent by the Misses Gordon.

2665 Sword (with belts) and dirk of Mr. George Grover, Midshipman 1
R.N. (born loth August, 1798, died 13* March, 1818), of H.M. Ships
Christian VII., Caledonia, Undaunted, Queen Charlotte, and Impreg-
nable, between July, 1810, and March, 1818.

Lent by Colonel George E. Grover, R.E.

2666 Sword presented to Lord Howe, on board the Queen Charlotte, by
George III., on the return .of the fleet after the battle of 1st June, 1794.
(See No. .) Lent by Earl Howe.-

2667 Sword, with the inscription : " From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's-
to Mr. Wm. Pitt Bowler, Midshipman of H.M. sloop Swift, for his
determined bravery when commanding a boat with only six men, in.
boarding, and carrying the Spanish schooner Caridad Perfecta, of
12 guns and 15 men, under the batteries of Truxillo, on the I3th
August, 1805, as recorded in the 'London Gazette' of the I4th Jan.,
1806." Lent by Messrs. John Hyman &= Co,



Galleries] Swords, Dirks, &c, 301

2668 Sword of Captain Alexander Hood, who was killed in command of
the Mars at the capture of the Hercule, April 21, 1798.

Lent by Admiral Sir Arthur Hood, G. C.B.

2669 Naval uniform Sword of the pattern abolished m 1856, when long
slings were introduced. Lent by J. Jadis, Esq.

2670 Sword found by John Loring, of H. M.S. Blenheim, at the storming of
the Bogue Forts, on Feb. 26, 1841. It was in the quarters of the
Chinese Commander-in-Chief, who was killed at the storming of the
first fort. Lent by Mr, John Loring.

2671 Claymore (Andrea Ferrara), presented to Lord St. Vincent by the
brothers of C'apt. Hugh Dalrymple, of H.M.S. Canada, who died at sea,
1 797. Lent by Col. E. H. B. Lysons.

2672 Sword presented to Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy by the City of
London. Lent by Lady Helen Macgregor of Macgregor.

2673 Sword with inscription: "Presented by the Commander of H. M.
Forces to George Dobson, Fort Matagorda, April, 1810." Mr. Dobson
was at this time a Midshipman of the Invincible, off Cadiz, and was
lent, in command of a party of seamen, to strengthen the garrison ot
Fort Matagorda. Lent by G. M. P. Murray., Esq.

2674 Naval Sword worn by Captain Robert Finnis, of the Queen Charlotte,
16, one of Capt. R. H. Barclay's squadron on Lake Erie, when killed in
action, loth Sept., 1813. Lent by Commander Charles Me Laughlin.

2675 Dirk worn at Trafalgar by Mr. Richard Langdon, Midshipman of the
Tonnant. Lent by W. E. Langdon, Esq.

2676 Sword Presented to the late Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Fairfax
Moresby, G.C.B. The sword is in form of a Turkish scimitar, with
gold and silver-gilt scabbard, richly engraved and embossed with figures
representing the labours of Hercules. It has the following inscription
on the blade : "From the British Insurance Co. at Malta to Captain
FairfaxMoresby, of H.M.S. Wizard. This sword is presented in grateful
sense of the protection afforded by him to the trade of that island during
the period of his station in \he Mediterranean sea, 1812." The Lords
of the Admiralty accorded permission to Sir F. Moresby to wear this
sword on full dress occasions. Lent by I 7 ice-Admiral J. Moresby.

2677 Sword and scabbard, silver mounted, surrendered by Captain
Mullon, of the French frigate Cleopatre, to Lieut. Amhcrst Morris, ot
the Nymphe. Captain Mullon was mortally wounded in the engage-
ment, and died as he was trying to swallow a paper which he believed
to be the code of coast signals. See No.

Lent by Rev. F. 0. Morris.

2678 Midshipman's sword, worn at the battle of Navarino, 1827.

Lent by Rev. F. 0. Morris.

2679 Sword of the Dutch Admiral, delivered up to Captain Bligh on th
quarter-deck'of the Director, nth October, 1797.

Lent by Mrs. Nutting.

2680 Lord Nelson's service sword ; made left handed for him after th
loss of his arm. From documents attached it appears certain that it is
the one he wore at Trafalgar. Lent by the Earl of Northesk



302 Swords, Dirks, &c. [Blake & Nelson

2681 Sword presented by the City of London to Rear-Admiral William,
7th Earl of Northesk, after the battle of Trafalgar, at which he com-
manded in the third post. Lent by the Earl of Northesk.

2682 Service sword of Rear-Admiral William, 7th Earl of Northesk.
Worn by him at the battle of Trafalgar. Lent by the Earl of Northesk.

2683 Sword presented by the Municipal Government of Paris in 1789 to
Mr. (afterwards Vice-Admiral) Nesham, then an unemployed Midship-
man, in recognition of the assistance he rendered to an unfortunate
official, whom the mob of Vernon, in Normandy, were on the point of
hanging. Lent by Captain T. Nesham, R.N.

2684 Old Naval Swords. Lent by Messrs. L. S> If. Nathan.

2685 Naval Sword, which belonged to Mr. John Wells.

Lent by Mrs. Older.

2686 Officers' Swords and Midshipman's dirk of about 1800; and an old
cutlass. Lent by IV. If. Ovcrend, Esq.

2687 Sword presented by the French Government to Lieutenant (afterwards
Admiral) Popplewell for services rendered to the crews of the French
ships of war Gloire and Victorieuse, wrecked on the coast of Corea,
1844-8. Lent by Matthew Colin Popplavell, Esq.

2688 Sword and belt presented by Lloyd's Patriotic Fund to Captain
William Pryce Cumby. First Lieutenant of the Bellerophon at the
battle !of Trafalgar. Mr. Cumby succeeded to the command on the
death of Captain Cooke. Lent by Mrs. Pearson.

2689 Sword and knot. The blade made from iron bolts of the Royal
George. The ship sank in 1782 ; the bolts were recovered in 1839.

Lent by F. L. Smith, Esq.

2690 Sword presented to Rear-Admiral Sir James Saumarez, K.B., by the
Corporation of the City of London. Lent by Lord dc Saumarez.

2691 Cutlass, ivory handle engraved " Honor est a Nilo, October 2ist,
1805." Lent by F. L. Smith, Esq.

2692 Cutlass, alleged to be one which cut down Captain Broke, of the
Shannon, in boarding the Chesapeake. It was given to Commander
Shipton, who was on the North American Station at the time.

The cutlass is doubtless a relic of the action ; but Broke's wound,
it is authoritatively stated, was inflicted by the butt of a musket.

Lent by P. M, Shipton, Esq.

2693 Sword used by Captain Broke of the Shannon in boarding the
Chesapeake, June I, 1813. Lent by Lady de Saumarez.

2694 Sword presented to Captain Broke by the Corporation of the City of
London. Lent by Lady de Saumarez.

2695 A Naval Court Sword temp, George 3rd or 4th.

Lent by J. P. Sadler, Esq.

2696 Sword commemorating the Victory of the Nile, presented to Captain
Sir James Saumarez by the Corporation of the City of London.

A similar sword was presented to each of the Captains of the ships
engaged. Lent by Lord de Saumarez,



Galleries] Swords, Dirks, &c.



2697 Two swords, one with brass hilt, taken by Sir Horatio Nelson from
Don Miguel Tyrason commanding the Spanish Flotilla at Cadiz, 3rd
July, 1797. Lent by Colonel Section, R.E.

2698 Naval sword with ivory handle, leather scabbard, brass mountings.
Affixed is a label, on one side of which is written "Nelson's first
sword, from Burnnam/Thorpe, Norfolk"; on the other side: " This
sword brought to Cambridge by E. Dennington about 1843, from
Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk ; given to him by a servant of Nelson's
family ; was the first sword worn by Horatio Nelson when he went to
sea, 1770." Lent by Rev. F. F. Starbuck.

2699 Sword with inscription presented to Admiral Sir Edward Thomas
Troubridge, Bart., by the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's for services in the
Java Sea when Commander of H.M. sloop Harrier, July, 1806. See
No. Lent by Sir Thomas Troubridge, Bart.

2700 A silver hilted dress sword ; belonged to Admiral Kempenfelt.

Lent by Mrs. Zouch Troiighton.

2701 Scimitar presented by Syyed Saaed, Sultan of Oman, to Captain John
Wainwright, R.N., H.M.S. Chiffone, in recognition of his exertions
against the Tau-assin Pirates, Persian Gulf, 1809. Scabbard gold and
silver mounted. Lent by Mrs. Dean- Pitt and Miss Wainwright.

2702 Sword taken from a Spanish officer by Lieutenant W. H. Webley, first
Lieutenant of H.M.S. Zealous, Captain (afterwards Sir) Samuel
Hood, at the blockade of Cadiz by Nelson in 1/97. It was taken in a
hand-to-hand fight whilst Mr. Webley was boarding a Spanish gun-boat,
from her commander, whose sword was descending on Mr. Webley's
head when the latter parried the blow and struck his adversary dead.
He subsequently took the gun-boat. Lent by the Misses Webley- Parry.

2703 Sword presented to W. H. Webley, first Lieut, of H.M.S. Zealous,
after the Battle of the Nile. Lent by the Misses Webley-Parry.

2704 Old Sword, 37 in. long, inclusive of handle, and 2^ in. wide, with
black embossed scabbard. Makers : W. Kingdom, Plymouth.

Lent by Robert Wisken, Esq.

2705 A Sword presented to Admiral the Hon. Sir Joseph Yorke by the
officers of H.M.S. Circe, 1793.

Lent by Capt. the Hon. John M. Yorke, K.N.

2706 Sword worn by Captain Alexander Hood in the action between the
Mars and Hercule, April 21, 1798, when he was killed.

Lent by Sir Alexander Adand Hood, Bart.

2707 Dirk worn, when he was a Midshipman, by Capt Alexander Hood,
who fell in the action between the Mars and Hercule, 1798-

Lent by Sir Alexander Acland Hood, Bart.

2708 Sword presented to Sir Samuel Hood, Captain of H.M.S. Zealous at
the victory of the Nile, 1801.

Lent by Sir Alexander Acland Hood, Bart.

2709 Sword presented to Sir Samuel Hood by the House of Assembly of
Jamaica, 1791, for saving shipwrecked sailors.

Lent by Sir Alexander Acland Hood, Bart.



304 Swords, Dirks, &t. [Blake & Nelson

2710 Sword presented to Sir Samuel Hood.

Lent by Sir Alexander Acland Hood, Bart.

2711 Sword presented by the Sultan of Morocco to Captain W. H. C. St.
Clair, R.N., H.M.S, Phaeton.

Lent by Captain W. H. C. St. Clair, R.N.

2712 A short Sword or Dagger which belonged to Admiral Blake.
It has been ever since his death in the possession of the descendants
of a near relative. Lent by Mrs. Blake.

2713 Sword presented by British Merchants to the late Rear-Admiral Mac-
leod Baynes Cockcraft when lieutenant in command of H.M. steamer
Albert, 1844, in recognition of the protection which he afforded to their
property on the West Coast of Africa. Lent by Mrs. Cockcraft.

2714 Naval Cutlass, once the property of Admiral Vernon.

Lent by George W. Homan, Esq.

2715 Sword worn by Captain John Cooke at Trafalgar.

Lent by R. D. Gibney, Esq.

2716 Dirk worn by Captain John Cooke at Trafalgar.

Lent by R. D. Gibney, Esq.

2717 Spearhead from the Spanish Armada.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2718 Cutlass or hanger which belonged to Captain James Cook.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2719 Pike captured in Admiral Duncan's action off Camperdown in 1797.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2720 Sword of honour presented to Captain Richard Grindall, of H. M. S.
Prince, after the battle of Trafalgar, by the Patriotic Fund, 1805.

Lent by Miss A. y. Grindall.

2721 Sword of honour presented by Lloyd's Patriotic Fund to Captain
Conway Shipley, R.N., for the capture of the French privateer frigate
Egyptienne, 36, by H.M.S. Hippomenes, 14, on 25th March, 1804.

Lent by Mrs. Conivay Shipley.

2722 Sword of the Danish Naval Commandant who fell in leading his men
to the unsuccessful attack on the island of Anholt, March 27th, 1811.
The officer in question was the gallant Lieut. Holstein, who was killed
by a cannon shot. Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2723 Sword presented to Sir J. Thomas Staines by the gentlemen of the
Isle of Thanet. Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2724 Regulation sword which belonged to the Earl of St. Vincent.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2725 Regulation sword formerly belonging to King William IV.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2726 Sword used by Nelson when boarding the San Josef at the Battle of
Cape St. Vincent, 1797. Lent ty the Royal United Service Institution.

2727 Sword taken from an Officer of the French ship Intre"pide, which
struck at Trafalgar, 1805.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution



Galleries] Swords, Dirks,



2728 Officer's Dirk taken out of the French Intrepide which struck at
Trafalgar, 1895. Lent fy the Royal United Service Institution.

2729 Sword of Admiral Sir W. Sidney Smith.

Lent by the Royal United Service Institution.

2730 Hanger of a Danish Midshipman, taken at Copenhagen by Mr.
(afterwards Captain) Boswall, R.N. Lent by Miss Arneil.

2731 A Sword, the hilt encrusted with jewels, scabbard of silver
gilt. Of Arab or Persian manufacture. Presented in 1826 by the
great Imaum Seyyid Said, Sultan of Muscat and Zanzibar (for 50 years
ally of the English), to Captain Kinchant, I.N., for his services in
suppression of piracy in the Persian Gulf. The sword was purchased in
1878 by his brother officers of the Indian Navy, and presented to
Lieutenant Low, I.N., in acknowledgment of his labours as historian
of the Indian Nary. Lent by Lieutenant C. R. Low (late I.N.)

2732 Naval Sword of George III. Lent by H.M. The Queen.

2733 Naval Sword of William IV. Lent by H.M. The Queen

2734 Broadsword of Gavin Drummond, of Stragrath, Surgeon in H.M.
Navy. Lent by Captain A. G. Drummond ', of Stragrath.

2735 Sword presented by the City of London (with the Freedom of the
City), to Admiral Sir T. Louis, Bart., for Distinguished Services at the
battle of St. Domingo, Lent by Miss Louis.

2736 Ashantee Sword picked up at Coomassie.

Lent by Lieutenant Gerald R. Maltby, R.N.

2737 Ashantee Dagger. Lent by Lieutenant Gerald R. Maltby, R.N.

2738 Gold Sword presented to Admiral Sir Richard Onslow, G.C.B.,
Bart., by the City of London, for his gallant conduct at the battle of
Camperdown. Lent by Sir William W. R. Onslow, Bart.

2739 Sword, presented to Rear-Admiral (then Captain) Cockcraft by the
inhabitants of Mozambique.

2740 Sword of Robert Hughes of Plas, near Llangoed, Esq., R.N., worn by
him at the battle of the Nile. Lent by John R. Hughes, Esq.

2741 Gold Hilted Sword presented to Captain Otway by the French Colony
of Martinique. Lent by Sir Arthur John Ohvay, Bart.

2742 Presentation Sword (Gold hilted), bearing the following inscrip-
tion. "Presented by the Masters of Transport Vessels employed on
the expedition to Egypt, 1801, to Captain William Young, of the Royal
Navy, as a mark of their esteem and gratitude for services rendered
while under his orders." Lent by Sir Frederick Young, K. C.M.G.

2743 Sword of Honour presented by Lloyd's to Lieutenant Michael Fitton,
commanding H.M. Schooner Pitt, which by superior skill and bravery,
"although greatly inferior in force, captured La Superbe," French
privateer, off Cape Maize on 26th October, 1806.



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