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 ocnvoy 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
 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Wednesday 8th of April 2020 13:33CyWilliam Archbold
Wednesday 8th of April 2020 12:59J SeagroveWilliam Archbold
Tuesday 7th of April 2020 22:03Caleb ShawBritish sloop 'Rosamond' (1807) (18)
Monday 6th of April 2020 14:32Nick SerpellBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Vigilant' (1745) (60)
Sunday 5th of April 2020 13:47Peter WarrenMichael Kearny (d.1797)