Honour - 'Virginie' 1796

Date - 21-April
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - French Revolutionary War; 1793-1803

Description 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.


HM Ships
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