The Battle of Diamond Rock took place between 31 May and 2 June 1805 during the Napoleonic Wars. It was an attempt by Franco-Spanish force despatched under Captain Julien Cosmao to retake Diamond Rock, at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British forces that had occupied …
The Franco-Spanish combined fleet under Captain Cosmao attacking Diamond Rock, by Auguste Mayer
Picturesque Views of the Diamond Rock... A Lodgement under the Rock on the South-west Side
Diamond Rock in 2007
A collection of portraits of those involved in the establishment, operation and defence of Diamond Rock. Centre, top row, is Captain Murray Maxwell, commanding officer of HMS Centaur. Second from left, top row, is James Maurice, commander of the rock. His name is spelt here 'Morris'.