Honour - 'Virginie' 1796
The action took place off the Lizard.
HMS Indefatigable engaged and took the French ship Virginie in a 15 hour engagement which covered 168 miles.
Virginie lost 15 killed and 27 wounded out of 339 aboard. Indefatigable suffered no casualties.
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