Both men returned fire on the French ship and were supplied by the third man.
But the main threat was not from French ships of war.
We continue taking the French ships, but they take none of ours.
Now he had to get them to a small fishing village and out to a French ship.
If all went according to plan, they should reach the coast tomorrow night in time for the French ship.
He looked back at the French ship to count her shot holes.
The loss on board the French ships was more severe.
"But you do not know where the French ship was taking the prisoners?"
Perhaps they saw the two French ships of the line and want to tell us about them!
Six were killed in the attack on the French ship.