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Second Battle of Ouessant

17th March 1677/78
Part of : Franco-Dutch War (1672 - 1678)
Previous action : 2nd Battle of Tobago 11.12.1677 - 12.12.1677


Royaume de France -

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Courtisan (74) 1676-1708
French 74 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1678 Renamed "Belliqueux"
Fleet Flagship
Superbe (70) 1671-1688
French 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Superbe"
Charles de Boscal de Mornac (Chevalier de Réals)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
Foudroyant (68) 1669-1690
French 68 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Foudroyant"
La Motte-GenouilléFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1690
L'Invincible (72) 1666-1681
French 72 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1714
Saint Louis (72) 1666-1680
French 72 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Saint Louis"
Jean Erard (Seigneur de Belle-Isle)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1703
Le Bon (54) 1672-1692
French 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Michel de Ligny (Chevalier de La Bretesche)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1690

Notes on Action

Convoy attackref:687

Chateaurenault : 6 ship-of-lines and 3 fireships

Admiral Evertsen : 11 ship-of-lines , 2 frigates and 5 fireships





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