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Capture of the Revenge

5th June 1779
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Ruby v La Prudente 2.6.1779
Next action : Battle of Grenada 6.7.1779


Great Britain

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Revenge (24) 1778-1779
British 24 Gun
Privateer Ship
James GandyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779
Naval Sailor
Service 1779
Captured 5 killed, 'several' wounded

United States of America

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Minerva (20) 1778-1779
American 20 Gun
Privateer Ship
Charming Sally (18) 1779-1779
American 18 Gun
Privateer Ship
Alexander HolmesAmerican
Naval Sailor
1 killed, 3 wounded
Cadwallader (14) 1779-1779
American 14 Gun
Privateer Ship
Henry JohnsonAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1847



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