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Honour - 'Emeraude' 1757


Date - 12-September
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - Seven Years War; 1756-63

 
Description The action took place of Brest.

During flat calm conditions HMS Southampton and the French ship Emeraude drifted together and locked to each other. Southampton's crew managed to overcome and take the Frenchman.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Southampton        
         
 
This page last edited - 23 March, 2013.

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