|Battle of Macao Fort|
|Part of the Second Opium War|
Map of the battle
|United Kingdom||Qing China|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Michael Seymour||Ye Mingchen|
70+ junks (many armed with stinkpots)|
30+ row boats
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Macao Fort was fought between British and Chinese forces in the Pearl River, Guangdong, China on 4 January 1857 during the Second Opium War. Macao Fort was located on an islet about 3 miles (4.8 kilometres) south of Canton (Guangzhou).
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- King-Hall, Louise, ed. (1936). Sea Saga, Being the Naval Diaries of Four Generations of the King-Hall Family. London: V. Gollancz. p. 234.