Battle of Suriname
|Battle of Suriname|
|Batavian Republic||United Kingdom|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Van Imbyze van Batenburg||Sir Samuel Hood
Sir Charles Green
The Battle of Suriname (incorrectly: Battle of Surinam) was a battle between the Netherlands and Great Britain for the control of the Suriname colony. The colony, which was held by a Dutch garrison, was captured on May 5, 1804 by a British squadron under the command of Sir Samuel Hood, together with troops under Sir Charles Green.
- George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0442223366).
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