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Three homeward bound East Indiamen were intercepted by two French privateers off the Cape of Good Hope.
Indiamen formed a line and beat the French off after a three hour engagement.
Great Britain (East India Company)
|Name : Godolphin (30)||William Hutchinson|
|Name : Suffolk (26)||Squadron Flagship|
|Name : Houghton (26)||Richard Walpole|
Royaume de France (Compagnie des Indes)
|Name : Le Comte de Provence (68)||Jean-Jacques de La Chaise||Squadron Flagship|
|Name : La Sylphide (30)|