Vengeur du Peuple



DescriptionIn the battle named the Glorious First of June on 1 June 1794 the ship of the line was disabled after a fierce duel with HMS Brunswick and surrendered after losing hope of rescue by a French ship. After a few hours, as British ships were beginning rescue operations she listed and foundered taking almost half her crew with her. Of the 723 aboard 356 were lost in the battle and sinking.
Year1794
Nationaliy of ShipFrance
Lives Lost356
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarPre-World War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_ship_Vengeur_du_Peuple