The Action of 18 June 1799 was a naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars fought off Toulon in the wake of the Mediterranean campaign of 1798. A frigate squadron under Rear-admiral Perrée, returning to Toulon from Syria, met a 30-ship British fleet under Lord Keith. Three ships of the line and two frigates detached from the British squadron, and a 28-hour running battle ensued.

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  • The Action of 18 June 1799 was a naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars fought off Toulon in the wake of the Mediterranean campaign of 1798. A frigate squadron under Rear-admiral Perrée, returning to Toulon from Syria, met a 30-ship British fleet under Lord Keith. Three ships of the line and two frigates detached from the British squadron, and a 28-hour running battle ensued. When the British ships overhauled them, the French frigates and brigs had no choice but to surrender, given their opponents' overwhelming strength. (en)
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  • *HMS Centaur
  • *HMS Emerald
  • *HMS Santa Teresa
  • *Junon
  • *Salamine
  • Three frigates and two brigs
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  • the French Revolutionary Wars in the wake of the Mediterranean campaign of 1798 (en)
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  • British victory (en)
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  • Three frigates and two brigs * Junon * Courageuse * Alceste * Salamine * Alerte (en)
  • Three ships of the line and two frigates * HMS Centaur * HMS Bellona * HMS Captain * HMS Emerald * HMS Santa Teresa (en)
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  • The Action of 18 June 1799 was a naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars fought off Toulon in the wake of the Mediterranean campaign of 1798. A frigate squadron under Rear-admiral Perrée, returning to Toulon from Syria, met a 30-ship British fleet under Lord Keith. Three ships of the line and two frigates detached from the British squadron, and a 28-hour running battle ensued. (en)
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