The Battle of the Leotung was a British victory against an overwhelming fleet of Chinese pirate ships. In 1855 the Royal Navy launched a series of operations into the Gulf of Leotung and surrounding area to suppress piracy, several battles were fought and hundreds of pirates were killed.

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  • The Battle of the Leotung was a British victory against an overwhelming fleet of Chinese pirate ships. In 1855 the Royal Navy launched a series of operations into the Gulf of Leotung and surrounding area to suppress piracy, several battles were fought and hundreds of pirates were killed. (en)
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  • none
  • 1 steamer damaged
  • 1 brig damaged
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  • United Kingdom
  • ChinesePirates
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  • 1855-08-19 (xsd:date)
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  • British victory
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  • 2017-09-27 05:58:40Z (xsd:date)
  • 2018-04-27 14:51:28Z (xsd:date)
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  • An 1890 map of the Pearl River Delta, Leotung is at the center right. (en)
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  • ~300 killed or wounded (en)
  • ~5 war-junks damaged (en)
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  • United Kingdom (en)
  • Chinese Pirates (en)
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  • unknown (en)
  • Charles Turner (en)
  • Edward W. Vansittart (en)
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  • Battle of the Leotung (en)
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  • 1855-08-19 (xsd:date)
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  • British victory (en)
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  • The Battle of the Leotung was a British victory against an overwhelming fleet of Chinese pirate ships. In 1855 the Royal Navy launched a series of operations into the Gulf of Leotung and surrounding area to suppress piracy, several battles were fought and hundreds of pirates were killed. (en)
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  • Battle of the Leotung (en)
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