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Honour - BELLE ISLE 1761


Date - 07 June
Type - Combined Operations
Conflict - Seven Years War; 1756-63

 
Description A very strong naval force landed a mixed force of marines, troops, dragoons and artillery which captured the island.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Achilles  Actaeon  Adventure  Aetna  Aldborough 
Blast  Buckingham  Burford  Chichester  Dragon 
Druid  Escort  Essex  Firedrake  Flamborough 
Fly  Furnace  Hampton Court  Hero  Infernal 
Launceston  Lynn  Melampe  Monmouth  Prince of Orange 
Sandwich  Southampton  Swiftsure  Temeraire  Torbay 
Valiant  Vesuvius       
         
 
This page last edited - 27 March, 2013.

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