Action at Algoa Bay

20th September 1799
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Attack on Belize 2.9.1799 - 10.9.1799
Next action : Jupiter vs Preneuse 10.10.1799 - 11.10.1799


Great Britain

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Camel (24) John Lee (d.1801)

République française

Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Preneuse (40) Jean Marthe Adrien L'Hermitte (1766-1826)



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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 10th of April 2016 17:38

20/10/1799 Fr Preneuse44 sailed into Algoa Bay under Danish colours, when she was recognised by the British Rattlesnake16, she exchanged fire with Rattlesnake and the armed store ship Camel, before retreating

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