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|Nationality||Royaume de France|
|Sailing Rig||Ship Rigged||NNF-1715|
|Becomes||British sloop 'Pheasant' (1761) (14)|
Admiralty Office, April 10.
His Majesty's Sloop ,the Albany, of 16 carriage guns and 125 men, commanded by Captain Brograve, is arrived at Spithead with a French Frigate, called the Pheasant, commanded by M. La Coudraye, which the Albany fell in with on the 6th Instant at day-light, off Plymouth, and chased till the 7th at 10 in the morning, when Captain Brograve getting along-side of her, and firing a broadside, she hosted french colours, and then struck. She was at first of equal force with the Albany, carrying 16 carriage guns and 125 Men ; but, during the Chace, she had thrown 14 of her guns overboard. She had been 3 days from Havre de Grace, and had not taken any thing.