ⓘ USS Vengeance (1779)

                                     

ⓘ USS Vengeance (1779)

USS Vengeance was a former merchant ship that served under the command of John Paul Jones in the Revolutionary War. The French Royal Navy purchased her at Bordeaux in 1779 for Jones and sold her when she arrived at Dunkirk in January 1780 after the battle between Bonhomme Richard and the rest of Joness squadron on the one side, and HMS Serapis and HM hired armed ship Countess of Scarborough on the other.

                                     
  • USS Vengeance has been the name of two ships in the United States Navy. USS Vengeance 1779 was a former merchant ship that served under the command
  • Bonhomme Richard. On 19 June 1779 Bonhomme Richard sailed from Lorient accompanied by USS Alliance, Pallas, Vengeance and Cerf with troop transports
  • AM - 128 MSF - 128 USS Venango AKA - 82 USS Vencedor SP - 669 USS Vendace SS - 430 USS Venetia SP - 431 USS Venetian Maid SP - 188 USS Vengeance 1779 1805 USS Vent
  • three - hour engagement with USS Saratoga 1779 September 10 USS Morris defeats HMS West Florida in the Battle of Lake Pontchartrain. 1779 September 14 HMS
  • USS Chauncey DD - 667 was a Fletcher - class destroyer of the United States Navy, the third Navy ship named for Commodore Isaac Chauncey 1779 1840 Chauncey
  • encounter between USS Constellation and French ship L Insurgente on 9 February 1799 off Nevis Island, and USS Constellation and La Vengeance in February 1800
  • head of a five ship squadron including the 36 - gun USS Alliance, 32 - gun USS Pallas, 12 - gun USS Vengeance and Le Cerf, also accompanied by two privateers
  • Captured by USS Enterprise and USS Constitution under the commands of Stephen Decatur and William Bainbridge respectively. Renamed USS Intrepid, was
  • and George A. Garretson embarked, USS Windom carrying General Guy V. Henry, USS Columbia, USS Gloucester, USS Dixie, USS Wasp and the U.S. Army transports
  • and Dutch ships to carry their goods for fear of the Dunkirk Pirate s vengeance It was reported that the King of England himself said that it would give
  • 1779 at Saint - Malo wrecked 1780. Nereide, launched 31 May 1779 at Saint - Malo captured by the British Navy 1797. Fine, launched 11 August 1779
  • mother, brush from your eyelids the sleep of slavery once more strike for vengeance once more for your country. The spirits of the mighty dead complain.