Apollo vs Stanislas

15th June 1780
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Iris vs Hermione 6.6.1780
Next action : Action off Monti Christi 20.6.1780

 

Great Britain

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Apollo (32) Philimon Pownoll (c.1735-1780)6 killed, 20 wounded CO Killed
 

Royaume de France

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Stanislas (26) François Paul Pierre Motard (1735-1793)
 

Notes on Action


DescriptionTRN4
On June 15th, the British 32-gun frigate Apollo, Captain Philemon Pownall, chased, and fought an indecisive action with, the French privateer Stanislas, 26, in the Channel. The Apollo lost her Captain and five other men killed, and twenty wounded, The Stanislas ran aground off Ostend in neutral waters, but soon got off, was taken into port, and was there eventually sold to the British Government.


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