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On July 14th the Glorioso had fallen in at the Azores with the Lark (44), Captain John Crookshanks, and Warwick (60), Captain Robert Erskine. The Warwick had attacked but, left unsupported by the Lark, had been beaten to a standstill and the Glorioso had made off.
For this fiasco, John Crookshanks, who was the senior officer, was cashiered.
|Name : Warwick (60)||Robert Erskine (d.1766)|
|Name : Lark (44)||John Crookshanks (1708-1795)||Did not engage|
|Name : Glorioso (70)|
A few days later the Spaniard had met with the Oxford, 50, with the Shoreham, 24, and Falcon, 14, in company; but they had made room for her as being of superior force.