Battle of Amoy

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Battle of Amoy
Part of 1st China War 1839-42
Date: 26-27 August 1841
Location: Xiamen, Fujian Province, China]
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 24.481017°N 118.150301°E
Result: British victory
Combatants
East India Company Chinese
Commanders
Maj Gen Sir Hugh Gough
Vice-Admiral Sir William Parker
Strength
Casualties

Expeditionary Force

Naval Squadron

  • Royal Navy Warships
HMS Wellesley
HMS Blenheim
HMS Druid
HMS Blonde
HMS Modeste
HMS Pylades
HMS Columbine
HMS Cruiser
HMS Algerine
  • HEIC Steamers
Sesostris
Queen
Nemesis
Phlegethon
  • 21 transports and store ships

Ground forces
2,700 fighting men

External Links

Opium Wars Wikipedia
1st Opium War Wikipedia
W.L.Clowes on the Ist Anglo-Chinese War www.pdavis.nl
Fall of Amoy Google Books
Google Books - Description of Amoy 1846 Google Books
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Attack on Amoy archive.org