64 PYRENEES ATL. BAYONNE. Action de 1000 Livres. black. After having captured three English vessels, the 18-cannon ship and its crew of 200 men, were taken by the HMS Tartar on the 29th of October 1757, less than one year after the issue of the share. Bad luck for the investors as well... On the HMS Tartar:this 28-gun frigate of the Royal Navy was the most feared and successful capturer of French privateers. It succeeded in defending the English Channel by capturing 4 privateers in 1756 and 7 in the following year.
Themes: ARMS â€“ MILITARY, BEFORE 1800, SHIPPING
Date: 30 November 1756
Startprice: € 400