Action off Dover

30th October 1673
Part of : The Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672 - 1674/02)
Previous action : Battle of Texel 11.8.1673
Next action : Tiger vs Schakerlo 22.2.1673/74

A action off Dover between an English convoy escort and a 10-gun Dutch privateer. The Dutchman lost his fore-top yard and withdrew after an action of around 4 hours.

 

Kingdom of England

 
Convoy Escort

Escorting a convoy of Broadhemson herring fishers

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Vulture (4) Robert Porten
Country's Welfare Henry Layton
 

Dutch Republic

 
Dutch privateer

A 10-gun Dutch privateer.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

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Posted by Cy on Saturday 1st of August 2020 08:08

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Posted by Bill on Friday 31st of July 2020 18:05

Description typo
"A action off Dover between an English ocnvoy escort"

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