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Cape Wrath, off

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Where: 59.008 -5.242 Cape Wrath, off

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  • Archive Allen, Gardner Weld, A Naval History of the American Revolution, Vol.II. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1913. Scanned by Google. Ocr'd to make full-text searchable by JR. P.452
    Also, here.
    The Bonhomme Richard and Vengeance kept to the northward and on September 1 wereoff Cape Wrath, where they fell in with the Alliance and a prize she had taken. The same day a British letter of marque was captured. Contrary to Jones's orders these two prizes were sent by Landais to Bergen in Norway, where they were given np to the British consul by the Danish authorities ; they becttme a loss to the captors for which Denmark refused to make restitution. Landais continued to behave in au insubordinate manner.
  • RevWar75 RevWar75   Not found.

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