Action of 1779-12-21

21st December 1779 - 22nd December 1779
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Combat de la Martinique 18.12.1779
Next action : Affair of Fielding and Bylandt 31.12.1779


Great Britain

British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Suffolk (74) Hugh Cloberry Christian (1747-1798)
Magnificent (74) John Elphinstone (1722-1785)
Vengeance (74) Samuel Uppleby (c.1733-1780)
Stirling Castle (64) Robert Carkett (c.1719-1780)

Royaume de France

French Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Blanche (32)   Captured
La Fortunee (32)   Captured
L'Elise (28)   Captured



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