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Capture of the Fougueux

11th December 1696
Part of : War of the Grand Alliance (1688 - 1697)
Previous action : Bonaventure vs Vaillant 24.10.1696
Next action : Action of 1697-02-05 5.2.1697

 

Royaume de France (Marine Royale) -
Jacques Davy (Chevalier d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1682

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Fougueux (50) 1695-1696
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Jacques Davy (Chevalier d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1682
120 mens saved from 315 on board Captured
 

Kingdom of England (Royal Navy) -
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798

 
British Squadron,
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798

and 2 other ships

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Dover (50) 1695-1716
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798
Squadron Flagship
Weymouth (50) 1693-1717
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
William JumperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1708
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionBG

London Gazette of 14 December 1696

Fougueux , Captain chevalier d'Amfreville drowned , captured , 48 guns , 315 mens , 120 saved .

Date of the encounter , 1st instant (december 1696)

French date 10/12/1696



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BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site

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