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Journal, with transcript, kept by John Tillery, midshipman of HMS TIGRE


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Biographical details John Tillery was born in Virginia, America in the 1750s. He served under Sir Sidney Smith on board HMS TIGRE which was captured by the French at Acre on 21 March 1799. He was kept prisoner for nine months, during which time he was interrogated by Napoleon and forced to march to Cairo with other prisoners.
Description See item level records.
Date made 1799-03-20 - 1800-02-13

Finding Reference JOD/280/1-2
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Creator Tillery, John
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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