Howe's encounter with d'Estaing

11th August 1778
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Second Battle of Pondicherry 10th August 1778
Next action : Renown vs Languedoc 13th August 1778

 

Great Britain

 
British Fleet, Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Roebuck 44Andrew Snape Hamond
Venus -> 1807 Heroine 36William Peere Williams
Pearl -> 1825 Prothee 32John Linzee
Richmond 32John Lewis Gidoin
Vigilant 22Brabazon Christian
Sphinx 20Alexander Graeme
Strombolo 8Peter Aplin
Sulphur 8James Watt
Volcano 8William Henry King O'Hara
 

Royaume de France

 
French Fleet, Jean Baptiste Charles Henri d'Hector, comte d'Estaing
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

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