Action of 4th October 1689

4th October 1689
Part of : War of the Grand Alliance (1688 - 1697)
Previous action : Capture of the Portsmouth 9.8.1689
Next action : Battle of Beachy Head 30.6.1690

On October 4th, 1689, the Foresight, 48, Captain Daniel Jones, Mordaunt, 46, Captain John Tyrrel, and Lively Prize, a sixth-rate, Captain William Tichborne, fell in with a squadron of twelve French men-of-war  to the S.W. of the Scilly Islands; and the Lively Prize was taken.


Kingdom of England

English Squadron
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Foresight (42) Daniel Jones (d.1693/94)
Mordaunt (48) John Tyrrell
Lively Prize (30) William Tichborne (d.1691/92) Captured

Royaume de France

French Squadron

Twelve men of war

Ship NameCommanderNotes



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