Nymphe (20)

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Origin and History

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During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:

  • 1756: M. de Callian

Service during the War

In 1756, the frigate participated to the amphibious expedition against Minorca. On May 20, she took part to the battle of Minorca against admiral Byng's squadron where a French fleet prevented him to bring reinforcement to Fort St. Philip in Mahon.

Characteristics

not yet available

References

Anonymous, A Complete History of the Present War, from its Commencement in 1756, to the End of the Campaign, 1760, London, 1761

Duc de Castries, Le Maréchal de Castries (1727-1800), Flammarion, 1956

Fortescue J. W., A History of the British Army Vol. II, MacMillan, London, 1899, pp. 291-295

Pajol, Charles P. V., Les Guerres sous Louis XV, vol. VI, Paris, 1891, pp. 3-19