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Gunner
11-02-2013, 00:01
5/13/1793 / 1700 hrs. / 4234'N 1312'W / Wind NNE moderate


British Frigate Iris / George Lumsdaine / 217 men / 688 tons

26x12lb , 6x6lb , 32 guns / 174lb B/S

Vs

French Privateer Frigate Citoyenne Francaise / Capt.Dubedat / 250 men / 850 tons

14x12 , 12x8 , 10x6 . 36 guns / 175lb B/S

Action began at 1830 and lasted 90 minutes. French then broke clear. At 2015 Iris's foremast, mizzenmast and maintop went overboard. The French hauled to the wind and escaped.
British losses were 4 dead and 32 wounded including the first lieutenant and master.
French losses were 15 dead and Captain Dubedat plus 37 wounded.

DeRuyter
11-04-2013, 09:00
5/13/1793 / 1700 hrs. / 4234'N 1312'W / Wind NNE moderate


British Frigate Iris / George Lumsdaine / 217 men / 688 tons

26x12lb , 6x6lb , 32 guns / 174lb B/S

Vs

French Privateer Frigate Citoyenne Francaise / Capt.Dubedat / 250 men / 850 tons

14x12 , 12x8 , 10x6 . 36 guns / 175lb B/S

Action began at 1830 and lasted 90 minutes. French then broke clear. At 2015 Iris's foremast, mizzenmast and maintop went overboard. The French hauled to the wind and escaped.
British losses were 4 dead and 32 wounded including the first lieutenant and master.
French losses were 15 dead and Captain Dubedat plus 37 wounded.


This looks to be a good learning scenario for 2 players. Quite evenly matched. You could experiment with the "Aim High" rule for the French!

Eric

Gunner
11-04-2013, 09:52
Yes, It did look like a French at the masts and sails & British at the guns and deck scenario.