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Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep

28th August 1799
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Tamar vs Républicain 25.8.1799 - 26.8.1799
Next action : Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 30.8.1799

 

Great Britain (Royal Navy) -
Andrew MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806

 
English Squadron,
Andrew MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Isis (50) 1774-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
William MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
,
James OughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1825
Fleet Flagship
 

Batavian Republic (State Navy)

 
Dutch Fleet
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Broederschap (56) 1769-1799
Dutch 56 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Broederschap"
  Captured
Hector (44) 1784-1799
Dutch 44 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
  Captured
Duifje (44) 1799-1799
Dutch 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
  Captured
Unie (44) 1795-1799
Dutch 44 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
  Captured
Heldin (28) 1796-1799
Dutch 28 Gun
6th Rate Ship
  Captured
Minerva (26) 1787-1799
Dutch 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
  Captured
Venus (24) 1768-1799
Dutch 24 Gun
4th Rate Corvette
  Captured
Alarm (24) 1774-1799
Dutch 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
  Captured
Valk (24) 1770-1799
Dutch 24 Gun
6th Rate Corvette
  Captured
 

Notes on Action


List Ship CapturedBG

Sir , Helder, August 28, 1799.
I have the honor to inform you that I this morning took possession of the New Diep, with the ships and vessels undermentioned, and also of the Naval Arsenal containing 95 Pieces of Ordnance. A Copy of the Naval Siores I will transmit you as soon as it can be made but I have the Honor, &c.
R. WINTHROP ,


Urwachten 66 Guns.
Broederschop 54 Guns.
Hector 44 Guns.
Diuffee 44 Guns.
Expedition  44 Guns.
Constitiitie 44 Guns.
Bell Antionette 44 Guns.
Helder, 32 Guns.
Follock 24 Guns.
Minerva 24 Guns.
Venus  24 Guns.
Alarm  24 Guns.
Dreighlerlahn, Howda , Vreedelust , Indiamen and a Sheer Hulk

Andrew Mitchell, Esq.



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BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site

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