Unicorn vs Hermione

2nd November 1757
Fought at : English Channel
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Forrest's Action 21.10.1757
Next action : Antelope vs Le Moras 3.11.1757

The British 9-pounder 28-gun frigate Unicorn, Captain Matthew Moore, cruizing in the Channel, fell in with, and engaged the 12-pounder 28-gun French frigate Hermione. The action lasted five hours, at the expiration of which, the French crew having suffered severely, the Hermione surrendered. This prize was added to the British navy under the name of Unicorn's Prize.

 

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Unicorn (28) Thomas Graves (1725-1802), Mathew Moore (d.1787)
 

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Hermione (28)   Captured
 

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