Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter

30th August 1799
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep 28.8.1799
Next action : Attack on Belize 2.9.1799 - 10.9.1799

 

Great Britain (Royal Navy) - Andrew Mitchell (1757-1806)

 
Ship of Line Squadron, Andrew Mitchell (1757-1806)

Order of Battle

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Glatton (56) Charles Cobb
Romney (50) John Lawford (1756-1842)
Isis (50) William Mitchell (1746-1816), James OughtonFleet Flagship
Veteran (64) Sir Archibald Collingwood Dickson (1772-1827)
Ardent (64) Thomas Hoar (1758-1825)
Belliqueux (64) Rowley Bulteel
Monmouth (64) George Hart
Overyssel (64) John Bazely
 
Frigates Squadron
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Melpomene (38) Sir Charles Hamilton (2nd Baronet of Trebinshun House) (1767-1849)
Latona (38) Frank Sotheron took the ground but got off
Shannon (32) Charles Dudley Pater
Juno (32)  
Lutine (32) Lancelot Skynner (1766-1799)
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Victor (18) John Rennie (d.1801) sent with a summon to the Dutch Admiral
 

Batavian Republic (State Navy) - Samuel Story (1752-1811)

 
Dutch Fleet, Samuel Story (1752-1811)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Washington (74)  Fleet Flagship Captured
Gelderland (68)   Captured
Admiraal De Ruiter (68)   Captured
Utrecht (68)   Captured
Cerberus (68)   Captured
Leiden (68) Aegidius van Braam (1758-1822)Squadron Flagship Captured
Beschermer (50)   Captured
Batavia (50)   Captured
Amphitrite (44)   Captured
Mars (40)   Captured
Embuscade (32)   Captured
Galathe (16)   Captured
 

Notes on Action


List Ship CapturedBG

A list of the Dutch Squadron taken Possession of in the Texel by Vice-Admiral Mitchell, August 30, 1799.
Washington, Rear-Admiral Story, Captain Capelle, 74 Guns.
Gelderland, Captain Waldeck, 68 Guns.
Admiral de Ruyter, Captain Huijs, 68 Guns.
Utrecht, Captain Kolf, 68 Guns. .
Cerberus, Captain De Jong, 68 Guns.
Leyden, Captain Van Braam, 68 Guns.
Befchermer, Captain Eilbracht, 54 Guns.
Batavier, Captain Van Senden, 54 Guns; under the Vleiter.
Amphitrite, Captain Schutter, 44 Guns; under the Vleiter.
Mars, Captain De Bock, 44 Guns.
Ambuscade, Captain Riverij. 52 Guns.
Galathea, Captain Droop, 16 Guns.

A. MITCHELL



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site

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