The Action near Cape Francois on the 21st of Oct.re 1757 between his Majesty's Ships the Augusta, Dreadnought, & Edinburgh, under the Command of Capt.n Forrest,and seven French Men of War, when the latter, where defeated, and oblig'd to sheer off in a shattered condition.
Engraving. 180 x 295mm, 7 x 11½". Slight damp staining in margin.
Battle fought off Hispaniola in the West Indies between three Royal Navy ships under the command of Capt. Arthur Forrest and a squadron of seven French ships. After two and a half hours of brisk firing the French retreated, but the Royal Navy ships were unable to pursue.
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