Battle of the Nile

Battle of Aboukir Bay

Bataille d'Aboukir

1st August 1798
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Action of 1798-07-15 15th July 1798
Next action : Capture of the Aventurier 3rd August 1798 - 4th August 1798

 

République française

 
French Fleet
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Franklin 84Maurice Gillet Captured
L'Aquilon 74Antoine René Thévenard Captured
L'Heureux 74  Captured
Peuple Souverain 74 96 killed, 150 wounded Captured
Le Conquérant 74 Dalbarde130 killed, 90 wounded Captured
Le Mercure 74  Captured
Timoléon 74 
Orient 118Luc Julien Joseph CasabiancaFleet Flagship Exploded
Tonnant 84Aristide Aubert Du Petit Thouars110 killed, 150 wounded Captured
Le Guerrier 74  Captured
Le Spartiate 74  Captured
Le Généreux 74Louis-Jean-Nicolas Lejoille
Guillaume Tell 84 
 
Vessels not in the line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
L'Artémise 32  Captured
Diane 32 
Serieuse 32  Sunk
 

Great Britain

 
British Fleet, Sir Horatio Nelson
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Vanguard 74Edward BerryFleet Flagship 30 killed, 76 wounded
Alexander 74Alexander John Ball
Audacious 74Davidge Gould
Bellerophon -> 1824 Captivity 74Henry D'Esterre-Darby
Culloden 74Thomas Troubridge
Defence 74John Peyton
Goliath 74Thomas Foley
Majestic 74George Blagden Westcott50 killed, 143 wounded CO Killed
Minotaur 74Sir Thomas Louis
Orion 74Sir James Saumarez
Swiftsure 74Benjamin Hallowell
Theseus 74Ralph Willett Miller5 killed, 30 wounded
Zealous 74Samuel Hood
Leander 52Thomas Boulden Thompson
Pigmy 14William Shepheard
 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Mutine 18Thomas Masterman Hardy
 

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Posted by Brian on Friday 20th of June 2014 23:29

The London Gazette
Publication date:2 October 1798
A return of the killed and wounded in his Majesty's ships under the command of Sir Horatio Nelson K.B. Rear-Admiral of the Blue in action with the French, at anchor, on the 1st. of August 1798 off the mouth of the Nile

Theseus - 5 seamen killed; 1 officer, 24 seamen, 5 marines wounded.
Alexander - 1 officer, 13 seamen killed; 5 officer, 48 seamen, 5 marines wounded.
Vangaurd - 3 officers, 20 seamen 7 marines killed; 7 officers, 60 seamen, 8 marines wounded
Minotaur - 2 officers, 18 seamen, 3 marines killed; 4 officers, 54 seamen, 6 marines wounded.
Swiftsure - 7 seamen killed; 1 officer, 19 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Audacious - 1 seamen killed; 2 officer, 31 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Defence - 3 seamen, 1 marine killed; 9 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Zealous - 1 seaman killed, 7 seamen wounded.
Orion - 1 officer, 11 seamen, 1 marine killed; 5 officers, 18 seaman 6 marines wounded.
Goliath - 2 officers, 12 seamen, 7 marines killed; 4 officer, 28 seaman, 9 marines wounded.
Majestic - 3 officer, 33 seamen, 14 marines killed; 3 officers, 124 seamen, 16 marines wounded.
Bellerophon - 4 officer, 32 seamen, 13 marines killed; 5 officers, 126 seamen, 17 marines wounded.
Leander - 14 seamen wounded.
Horatio Nelson

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