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Great Britain (Royal Navy) - Broderick Hartwell (c.1714-1784)
|Name : Lizard (28)||Vincent Pearce (d.1759)|
Royaume de France (Marine Royale)
|Name : L'Héroine (26)||Fleet Flagship escape capture|
|Name : Le Hanovre (12)||Captured|
An Account is also received from Captain Harwell, of His Majesty's Ship Lizard, that on the 2d Instant, cruizing off-Brest, became up with and engaged two French Frigates called L'Heroine and Duc d'Hanover, for more than an Hour, when L'Heroine, the largest, made all the sail , he could for the rocks near the opening of the Passage of Fontenoy and then he wore down, and engaged the Duc d'Hanover , which Ship, in little more than half an Hour , struck : she mounted 14 carriages and several swivel guns.