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№ 39


16 October 1996

Hammer Price:

China 1842 (James Sprent, Master, H.M.S. Wellesley) fitted with contemporary replacement suspension, extremely fine

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Douglas-Morris Collection of Naval Medals.

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James Sprent was Master of WELLESLEY in the operations on the coast of China and the capture of Canton. He commanded the RATTLESNAKE troop ship at the taking of Amoy and Chinghae in 1841, and in the operations in the Yang-Tse-Keang in 1842.