Capture of La VESTALE of 40 guns by the TERPSICHORE of 32 guns
This action occurred off Cape Trafalgar, during the night of 13 December 1796. After a chase of forty hours HMS TERPSICHORE was able to come alongside of the French frigate and capture her in a battle lasting nearly two hours. Engraving by Hall after J.T. Lee. Published in the Naval Chronicle, Vol. 23, London, 1810.
Published in the Naval Chronicle, Vol. 23, London, 1810.
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Engraving by Hall after J.T. Lee.