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Le Bien Aimé Louis
|Nationality||Royaume de France|
|Home Port||Dunkerque - Flanders||BG|
Admiralty-Office, May 25.
On Wednesday the 15th Instant,Captain Beavor, in his Majesty's Ship the Fox, about 4 leagues off Flamborough Head, seeing a sail in the offing gave chace to her: She proved to be a French Privateer, which, upon seeing the Fox, tacked and stood off: between 9 and 10 the next morning, the Fox came within musket-shot of her, and the privateer, in springing her luff, in order to give the Fox her broadside, carried away all her Top-Masts on which she immediately struck.
She came out of Dunkirk 5 days before, but had taken nothing; she mounts 14 guns 9-pounders, and 16 Swivels 2-pounders, and has 145 men; she is called le Bon Ame Louis.