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Attack on village in Clayoquot sound by boats of HMS Sutlej and HMS Devastation, September 1864.

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Flores Island, Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Country

Medium

Tww Comment

HMS Sutlej so called to commemorate the victory of East India Company forces over the Sikh Khalsa Army, in the Battle of Sobraon on the banks of the Sutlej. In October 1864, the Sutlej participated in a raid of nine Ahousaht villages on Flores Island.