Bombarded by the British Navy
WHS which have at some time (pre-WWI) been "bombarded" by the British Navy.
|Cartagena||March 1741 during the War of Jenkins Ear - with Spain|
|Fortress of Suomenlinna||Aug 1855 for 2 days with the French Navy during the Crimean War (When it was owned by Russia)|
|Forts and Castles Gold Coast||the Royal Navy under Captain Thomas Shirley fired upon Dutch-occupied Fort St. Jago from the HMS Leander during the Battle of Elmina in 1782|
|Island of Gorée||the Royal Navy under Admiral Augustus Keppel bombarded the French-occupied fortress on the island and then captured it in December 1758 during the Seven Years War.|
|Kasbah of Algiers||27 Aug 1816|
|Old City of Acre||the Royal Navy and the Austrian Navy bombarded the port and city of Acre during the ouster of Muhammed Ali Pasha in November 1840|
|Old Havana||1762 during the 7 Year's War|
|Portobelo-San Lorenzo||the Royal Navy bombarded the Spanish-held Todo Fierro fort and Santiago fortress in Panama during the Battle of Porto Bello in November 1739 as part of the War of Jenkins' Ear|
|Québec||1690 Strictly by the American Colonists who were later to become the "US" rather than the "British"! Failed but led to the construction of the defences we see today|
|San Pedro de la Roca Castle||the Royal Navy under Rear Admiral Charles Knowles unsuccessfully bombarded this Cuban, Spanish-occupied castle, also called the Castillo del Morro, in April 1748 during the War of Jenkins' Ear.|
|Solovetsky Islands||"During the Crimean War, the Solovetsky Monastery was attacked by three British ships. After nine hours of shelling on the 6 and 7 July 1855 the vessels left with nothing." (Wiki)|
|Stone Town of Zanzibar||the Royal Navy launched a bombardment of the Sultan's palace during the very brief Anglo-Zanzibar War in August 1896|
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