On September of John Paul Jones flagship Bonhomme Richard sank in the icy cold waters off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, England. She was torn apart and on fire after a long and bloody battle with HMS Serapis it resulted in the British ship.
French gunners aimed for a ships rigging, using chain shot to dismast and disable an enemy ship. British gunners were more ruthless, firing grapeshot and canister into the enemys hull to kill as many of her men as possible.
Treason's Harbour by Geoff Hunt - Once again the ship is HMS Surprise, this time securely moored, a marine sentry stationed over the bowsprit ready to shoot any potential deserter trying to swim away from the ship.In the distance a Genoese barque.