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NH 67090 Captain Ellison's Action off Guernsey with an Enemy's Squadron

Captain Ellison's Action off Guernsey with an Enemy's Squadron
Title: Captain Ellison's Action off Guernsey with an Enemy's Squadron
Caption: This action occurred on 8 June 1794, when Captain Joseph Ellison's ship, HMS DRUID (36 guns), with HMS CRESCENT (36 guns), and HMS EURYDICE (20 guns), was attacked by a French squadron of two 54 gun ships, two 36 gun frigates, a corvette, and a brig. The British ships were able to escape with minor damage.
Description: Published in the Naval Chronicle, vol. 19, by J. Gold in London, 1808
Catalog #: NH 67090
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Richards, engraver, after J.T. Lee
After this Year: 1800
Before this Year: 1809
Original Medium: Engraving, BW Photo
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