Convoy scattered, Jan 1780
Where: 46.225 -8.051 Mauritius convoy
Maps: [map notes]
- 46.225 -8.051 Mauritius convoy
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- Confidence: 3
Piers Mackesy, The War for America:
1775-1783, P.323. U of Nebraska Press, 1964.
The run of success was not yet ended. As Digby's squadron made its way home to the Channel, it met a Mauritius convoy outward bound from France, scattered it, and took several transports and a coppered sixty-four stored for four years with £60,000 on board.