HMS Donegal

Vice Admiral ‘Duckworth’s Action off San Domingo, 6 February 1806’ by Nicholas Pocock.  HMS Donegal is on the left of the painting, engaging the Jupiter.

HMS Donegal

The battle of San Domingo was the last fleet engagement of the war between French and British capital ships in open water during the Napoleonic Wars. The Royal Navy’s dominance off every French port made the risks involved in putting to sea insurmountable.

 

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