Action of March 7 1779

7th March 1779
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Apollo vs Oiseau 31.1.1779
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Great Britain

 
Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ruby (64) Joseph Deane (c.1731-1779)
Niger (32) Robert Alexander Lambert (1732-1801)
 

Royaume de France

 
Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Minerve (32)  
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN4
The Frenchman fired at the Niger's rigging, and thus disabling her, escaped, though the British ships Bristol and Molus were in sight


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