Capture of the Portsmouth

9th August 1689
Part of : War of the Grand Alliance (1688 - 1697)
Previous action : Battle of Bantry Bay 1st May 1688/89
Next action : Action of 4th October 1689 4th October 1688/89

 

 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Le Marquis (60) 60 Max du Périer (Chevalier du Mesné)27 deads and wounded CO Killed
 

 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Portsmouth (34) 46George St Loe150 deads and wounded Captured
 

Notes on Action


Capture of PortsmouthBWAS-1603

After the capture , arrival of a squadron of english ships , the "Portsmouth" without mast , is burnt to avoid his retrievial



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by gauthard serge on Saturday 21st of January 2017 16:35

Captain : George Saint Loe tué au combat.
vaisseau : PORTSMOUTH : démâté et amariné après 3 heures de combat mais une division de vaisseaux anglais apparaît à l'horizon . le vaisseau MARQUIS est trop lent avec le PORTSMOUTH en remorque pour échapper à l'ennmi. donc le PORTSMOUTH est brulé.

bye ,serge

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