2nd Battle of Cuddalore

20th June 1783
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Attack on Turk's Island 7th March 1783 - 8th March 1783
Next action : Affair in Delaware Bay 29th July 1813


Royaume de France

French Line of Battle, Pierre-Andre de Suffren
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Le Sphinx 64 
Le Brillant 64 
Fendant 74 
Le Flamand 56 
Ajax 64 Dupas de la Manceliere
L'Annibal -> 1786 Achille 74 
L'Argonaute -> 1794 Flibustier 74 
Héros 74 Fleet Flagship
L'Illustre 74 Squadron Flagship
Le Saint Michel 60 
Vengeur 64 
Sévère 64 
Petit Hannibal 50 
Hardi 64 
L'Artesien 64 
Not in the Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
L'Apollon 40 
Cleopatre 32 
Le Coventry 28 

Great Britain

British Line of Battle, Sir Edward Hughes
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Defence 74Thomas Newnham
Isis 50Thomas Newnham
Gibraltar 80Thomas HicksSquadron Flagship
Inflexible 64The Hon. John Whitmore Chetwynd
Monmouth -> 1796 Captivity 64James Alms
Africa 64Robert McDowall
Eagle -> 1800 Buckingham 64William Clark
Worcester 64Charles Hughes
Sultan -> 1805 Suffolk 74Andrew Mitchell
Superb 74Henry NewcomeFleet Flagship
Monarca 68John Gell
Burford 68Peter Rainier
Sceptre 64Samuel Graves
Magnanime 64Charles Wolseley
Hero -> 1800 Rochester 74Theophilius JonesSquadron Flagship Flagship of Commodore Richard King
Bristol 50James BurneyFlagship of Commodore Richard King
Exeter 64John Samuel Smith
Cumberland 74William AllenFlagship of Commodore Richard King
Not in the Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
San Carlos 22William White
Harriott 22Thomas Stephenson
Chaser 18Edward Buller
Juno 32James Montagu
Medea 28Erasmus Gower
Seahorse 24Robert Montagu
Pondicherry 18Thomas Saunders Grove


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