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Bellona vs Le Courageux

Battle of Cape Finisterre

13th August 1761 - 14th August 1761
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Action of 17th July 1761 17.7.1761
Next action : Operations against Martinique 7.1.1762 - 10.2.1762

 

Great Britain

 
British Vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Robert FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1783
Squadron Flagship 6 killed, 28 wounded
Brilliant (36) 1757-1776
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
James LogieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1766
5 killed, 16 wounded
 

Royaume de France -
Dugué LambertFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1746-1761

 
French Vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Courageux (74) 1753-1761
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Dugué LambertFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1746-1761
Squadron Flagship 240 killed, 110 wounded Captured
La Malicieuse (32) 1758-1777
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
L'Hermine (32) 1757-1761
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 26th of April 2016 21:08

French Corageux74 taken by Bellona74 cap Robert Faulknor and added off Vigo, while Brilliant pursued 2 French frigates which escaped
British Squadron action against French
Ship Commander
Bellona74 Robert Faulknor
Brilliant36 James Logie

French Squadron
Courageux74
Malicieuse32
Hermine32


Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 26th of April 2016 20:55

action took place off the Spanish / Portuguese coast

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