1694Henry Every (also spelled Avery) leads a mutiny aboard the privateer Charles IIanchored off La Coruna, Spain.
1709 HMS Postillion (10), wrecked near Ostend
1765 HMS Victory launched
1779 Continental Navy sloop Providence (12), Cptn. John Rathbun, captures British brigDiligent (12) off Cape Charles
1794 HMS Swiftsure (74), Captain Charles Boyles, captured Atalante (36), Cptn. Charles-Alexandre-Leon Durand-Linois
1798 HMS Victorieuse (14), Cptn.Edward Stirling Dickson, captured French privateerBrutus (6), Cptn. Rousel, off Guadeloupe.
1808 Boats of HMS Falcon (14), Lt. John Price (act. Cdr.), captured two sail at Lundholm.
HMS Redwing (18), Thomas Ussher, destroyed seven Spanish vessels and drove some into the surf from a convoy of 12 merchantmen escorted by 7 armed vessels near Cape Trafalgar. only 3 vessels escaped.
Edited by Kevin, 07 May 2013 - 07:10 AM.