Battle of Fatshan Creek

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The Battle of Fatshan Creek (佛山水道之戰) was a naval engagement fought between the United Kingdom's Royal Navy and the Cantonese fleet of Qing China on 1 June 1857. Commodore Henry Keppel sought out and destroyed the Chinese fleet before advancing to the city of Canton (modern-day Guangzhou) for its capture.[1]


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  1. ^ "Second Anglo-Chinese War ("Opium war") of 1856 - 1860". William Loney. Archived from the original on 3 May 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2015.