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Honour - 'Minerve' 1795


Date -  24-June
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - French Revolutionary War; 1793-1803

 
Description

The action took place about 150 miles north of Minorca at 41 8' north 5 30' east..

HMS Dido (28-gun) engaged the larger French Minerve (38-gun), and was suffering badly during the action. HMS Lowestoffe which had been engaging the Artemis returned and allowed Dido to capture Minerve.

The French ship Artemis was also present and took part in the action but escaped.

 

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

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