A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840
Date of Auction: 18th June 2020
Sold for £2,600
Estimate: £2,800 - £3,200
FootnoteJoseph 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.