Sails of Glory: HMS Queen Charlotte 1790
HMS Queen Charlotte, a 1st rate of 100 guns, was in service barely a decade before perishing in an accident off Livorno. Before her destruction, however, she saw service as the flagship of Admiral Earl Howe at the Glorious First of June (1794), the first fleet engagement of the French Revolutionary War. The Queen Charlotte broke through the French line astern of the 120-gun Le Montagne, and subsequently engaged, dismasted and finally secured the surrender of the 80-gun French ship of the line Le Juste. This ship pack can also be used to represent the British first rate ship-of-the-line "HMS Ville de Paris 1795".
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