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The attack made on Geriah Fort by Rear Admiral Watson, 13th. Feb. 1756 (plan).
|The attack on Geriah in 1756.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PX8814|
|Description: The first British use of Indo-Portuguese men in a military situation was by Admirals Pocock and Watson in 1756, when they attacked Geriah, capital of the Maratha pirate Tulagee Angria, who had been attacking Portuguese and English shipping.|
|Creator: T Jefferys, [engraver & publisher]|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|