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) (d.1696)

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Fougueux (50) Jacques Davy (Chevalier d'Amfreville) (d.1696)120 mens saved from 315 on board Captured
 

Kingdom of England (Royal Navy) - William Cross (d.1746)

 
British Squadron, William Cross (d.1746)

and 2 other ships

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Dover (50) William Cross (d.1746)Squadron Flagship
Weymouth (50) William Jumper (d.1714/15)
 

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



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site

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