Action of 17th July 1761

17th July 1761
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Action of 13th June 1761 13.6.1761
Next action : Bellona vs Le Courageux 13.8.1761 - 14.8.1761


Great Britain - Charles Proby (d.1799)

Blockading Squadron
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Thunderer (74) Charles Proby (d.1799)34 killed, 96 wounded A gun explosion caused most of the casualties
Modeste (64) The Hon. Robert Boyle (1736-1780)
Thetis (44) John Moutray (d.1785)
Favorite (16) Philimon Pownoll (c.1735-1780)

Royaume de France

French Vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Achille (64)   Captured
La Bouffonne (32)   Captured



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