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The attack made on Geriah Fort by Rear Admiral Watson, 13th. Feb. 1756 (plan).

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]
Date: 1761
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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