Action of 1799-10-12

12th October 1799
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Jupiter vs Preneuse 10.10.1799 - 11.10.1799
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Great Britain

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Trincomalee (18) John Rowe (d.1799) Sunk All but 2 survivors
Comet (8) Thomas Leef

République Française

Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Iphigenie (22)  

Notes on Action

On the 12th, the British Trincomale, 16, Commander John Rowe, whilst engaging a French privateer, the Iphigenie, 18, in
the strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, blew up, all her crew except two perishing.

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