Honour - 'Pegase' 1782
The action took place of Brest.
It was a rare single ship action between two ships-of-the-line.
HMS Foudroyant engaged and took the French ship Pegase (70-gun). The action ended when Pegase was boarded after suffering 90 casualties.
Pegase was later commissioned into the Royal Navy as a 3rd Rate ship-of-the-line.
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