The Hoche in tow of the Doris.
Publish'd by Bunney & Gold, March 1. 1800.
Aquatint with explanatory text. 140 x 229mm. 5½ x 9".
The Battle of Tory Island, the naval action of the French Revolutionary Wars, fought on 12 October 1798 between French and British squadrons off the northwest coast of Donegal. Sir John Borlase Warren led a decisive victory against Jean Baptiste Francoise Bompart and his larger army. Hoche, one of the French frigates had suffered greatly during the battles and eventually, on 15 October, HMS Doris appeared and took Hoche in tow, arriving in Lough Swilly a few days later. This engraving was published in the 'Naval Chronicle'. Gold was the founder and publisher.
NMM: PAD5607 & PAD5608.
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