SIEGE OF PETROPAVLOVSK
An Anglo-french fleet receives orders to operate against Russian cruisers in the Pacific Ocean. They attack the largest Russian settlement on the Pacific coast at Petropavlovsk on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The Allies bombard the port but a landing force is repulsed by the Russians.
Petropavlovsk is by far the most eastern engagement fought during the Crimean War 1-4 SEPTEMBER 1854