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Scourge vs Sans Culottes

13th March 1793
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Next action : Iris vs Citoyenne Française 13.5.1793

On the 13th of March, the British brig-sloop Scourge, captain George Brisac, of 16 (but stated to have mounted only eight) 6-pounders, and 70, out of a complement of 90 men, being a few leagues to the westward of Scilly, fell in with, and, after a three hours’ action, captured, the French privateer Sans Culottes, of 12 guns, (eight long 8-pounders and four 12-pounder carronades) with a complement of 81 men; of whom nine were killed, and 20 wounded; the Scourge escaping with only one man killed, and one wounded. (James' History Vol I)


Great Britain

Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Scourge (16) 1779-1795
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
George BrisacBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1801
1 killed, 1 wounded

République Française

Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Sans Culottes (12) 1793-1793
French 12 Gun
Privateer Ship
 9 killed, 20 wounded Captured



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