Blanche vs Ceres

19th December 1796
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Terpsichore vs Vestale 13.12.1796
Next action : Chase of the Droits de l'Homme 14.1.1797


Great Britain

Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Blanche (32) d'Arcy Preston (d.1847)no casualties


Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ceres (40)  7 killed, 15 wounded Captured

Notes on Action

The Blanche meanwhile engaged the Ceres and quickly brought her colours down, but could not take possession owing to the arrival of the other Spanish ships. The Blanche lost no one; the Ceres, seven killed and fifteen wounded. (See Minerve vs Sabina fir more information)

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