Admiral Anson, The French Defeat off Cape Finisterre,.
Admiral Anson, The French Defeat off Cape Finisterre,.
Admiral Anson, The French Defeat off Cape Finisterre,.

Admiral Anson, The French Defeat off Cape Finisterre,.

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Admiral Anson, The French Defeat off Cape Finisterre, bronze medal, 1747, half length figures three quarters facing, BY THE COURAGE OF ADMIRAL ANSON & WARREN, rev. the fleet off the coast, THE FRENCH FLEET DESTROYED MAY 4 1747, 36 mm, (M. H. 346; MI. Plates CLXXI/&). Good fine and extremely rare.

George Anson,(1697-1762). Admiral. Anson served as a junior officer during the War of the Spanish Succession and then saw active service against Spain at the Battle of Cape Passaro during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. He then undertook a circumnavigation of the globe during the War of Jenkins' Ear. Anson commanded the fleet that defeated the French at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre during the War of the Austrian Succession.
Anson went on to become First Lord of the Admiralty during the Seven Years' War.

Peter Warren, (1703-1752). Admiral.Warren was a British naval officer from Ireland who commanded the naval forces in the attack on the French fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia in 1745. He was second in command of the British fleet on the Devonshire at the Battle of Cape Finisterre. His conduct in the battle won him further fame, a promotion to Vice-Admiral of the Red. While on a visit to Ireland in 1752 he died suddenly of fever.
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