French 12 Gun Man of War COMPTE DE MAUREPAS. Sank following a battle with 5th Rate, 32 gun, HMS SOUTHAMPTON – Portland. Ref. Lloyds List: No. 1185: 01/08/1780.
Log from HMS Southampton which describes the sinking of Compte Du Maurepas available to view at the National Archives.
Day of Loss: 1
Month of Loss: 8
Year of Loss: 1780