A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840

Date of Auction: 18th June 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,800 - £3,200

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Gut of Gibraltar 12 July 1801 (Joseph Haine.) nearly extremely fine £2,800-£3,200


Joseph Haine/Haines is confirmed on the roll as an Able Seaman in the 74-gun H.M.S. Hannibal in the successful attack on the Franco-Spanish squadrons under the enemy batteries in Algeçiras Bay on 12 July 1801. He was not only the sole claimant from this ship but this is also the only Naval General Service medal awarded to H.M.S. Hannibal.

Sold with research on a C.D.