OTDIH 25 October 1747 Royal Navy fleet under Admiral Edward Hawke trounced the French at the Battle of Cape Finisterre

‘Admiral Edward Hawke (1710–1781), 1st Baron Hawke’ by Francis Cotes. Painting in collection of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

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