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The First Battle of Finnisterre, 3rd May 1747 by Richard Paton (GL)


The First Battle of Finnisterre, 3rd May 1747 by Richard Paton (GL)

The Royal Navy aimed to block communications between France and its American colonies. On May 3rd 1747, a British fleet of 14 warships intercepted a French convoy off Cape Finnisterre. The French ships were protected by eight ships of the line, the British fleet under Admiral George Anson attacked the French. Many of the merchant ships escaped, but Admiral Anson pursued the French ships of the line commanded by Admiral La Jonquiere. A series of running fights ended with all French warships sunk or captured.
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