Argo v Duc de Biron

11th June 1761
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Occupation of Dominica 3.6.1761 - 7.6.1761
Next action : Action of 13th June 1761 13.6.1761

 

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Argo (28) Richard King (1730-1806)
 

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Duc de Biron (20)   Captured
 

Notes on Action


London Gazette BG

Admiralty Office, June 18.
Captain King of His Majesty's Ship the Argo, gives an account, in his letter dated at the Nore, the 17th Instant, of his arrival there, with the Marechal Duc de Biron Snow, a French Privateer of 15 Guns, 6-Pounders (pierced for 20) 12 Swivels, and 109 Men, which was taken, by the Argo,on the Instant, after a chace of eight hours.
The said privateer sailed from Dunkirk the 7 th of January last, on a cruize to the Westward, and her cruize being expired, was returning to Dunkirk, having on board the ransomers named in the following List:

Ships "Alexander" , "Boyle" , "Polly" , "Friendship" , "Kennington" , "Neptune" ransomned and hostages on board

 



Sources


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BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site

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