Honour - 'Achille' 1761
The action took place about 57 miles from Cadiz.
The 3rd Rate ship-of-the-line HMS Thunderer engaged, boarded and took the French ship Achille (64-gun). During the battle one of Thunderer's forward guns exploded, causing many casualties.
Thunderer lost 17 killed and 113 wounded.
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