Battle of Pondicherry

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For the 1761 siege and capture of the city by the British, see Siege of Pondicherry (1760).

The Battle of Pondicherry was a naval battle between a British squadron under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and French squadron under Comte d'Aché off the Carnatic coast of India near Pondicherry during the Seven Years' War. The battle took place on 10 September 1759.[1] The outcome was indecisive.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heritage History - List of Battles Archived July 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., retrieved 30 September 2008
  2. ^ Kronoskaf.com - Battle of Pondichéry, retrieved 21 May 2011

Coordinates: 11°56′N 79°50′E / 11.933°N 79.833°E / 11.933; 79.833