Honour - 'Ligurienne' 1800
The action took place of Cape Couronne, near Marseilles.
HMS Peterel encountered a French convoy of about 50 ships close inshore, escorted by the Ligurienne, which was attacked and taken after a battle lasting one and a half hours. When she struck Ligurienne was within 250 yards of the shore.
Peterel then captured two ships of the convoy.
Ligurienne lost 2 killed and 2 wounded, Peterel suffered no casualties.
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