Battle of Bear Bay

28th July 1693 - 7th August 1693
Part of : War of the Grand Alliance (1688 - 1697)
Previous action : Battle of Lagos 17.6.1693
Next action : Capture of the Diamond 20.9.1693

French attack against Dutch whalers in Spitsbergen

 

Royaume de France - Antoine d'Arcy (Seigneur de La Varenne) (1656-1732)

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Pélican (50) Antoine d'Arcy (Seigneur de La Varenne) (1656-1732)Fleet Flagship
Le Prudent (44) Jacques Gouin de Beauchêne (1652-1730)
L'Aigle (36) Joannis de Suhigaraychipy (1643-1694)
Le Favory (36) Louis de Harismendy (1645-1706)
 

Notes on Action


Capture of Dutch whalersref:696

28 dutch whalers captured : 17 scuttled on spot , cargos transfered on the 11 other prizes

tranfert of the Dutch crews on the  16 neutral Danish ships




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Posted by gauthard serge on Tuesday 5th of July 2016 07:03

voir récit détaillé de la campagne au Groenland, des vaisseaux armés par le Roi au contre le commerce de pêche hollandais :

en PDF : Un corsaire basque sous Louis XIV, d’après des documents inédits : de E. Ducéré. le 17.12.1907 Bayonne.

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