Attack of 1692/01/30

30th January 1691/92
Part of : War of the Grand Alliance (1688 - 1697)
Previous action : Battle of Beachy Head 30.6.1690
Next action : Action of 1692-02-22 22.2.1691/92

Attack of a Dutch convoy with a cargo of wheat  bound from Bilbao to Cadix by 4 french ships : Maure , Poli , Opiniatre and Séditieux

The 2 Dutchs escort ships of 50 and 46 guns sunk with 500 mens

From the 22 merchants , 4 prizes carried to Rochefort

3 prizes taken by 2 privateers from St Jean de Luz

 

Royaume de France (Marine Royale) - Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers) (1650-1708)

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Maure (50) Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers) (1650-1708)Fleet Flagship
Le Poli (40)  
L'Opiniatre (40)  
 

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