2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

14th October 1746/47
Part of : War of the Austrian Succession (1740 - 1748)
Previous action : Action of 1747-10-07 7th October 1747
Next action : Action of 1748/01/31 31st January 1748

 

Royaume de France

 
French Line of Battle
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
L'Intrépide (74) 74 
Le Trident (64) 64 Claude-Thomas Renart de Fuchsamberg (2nd Marquis d'Amblimont) Captured
Le Terrible (78) 78 130 killed and wounded Captured
Le Tonnant (80) 80 Fleet Flagship
Le Monarque (74) 74  Captured
Severn (48) 48  Captured
Le Fougueux (64) 64  Captured
Neptune (74) 74 300 casualties Captured
 
Convoy Escort

252 merchantmen

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Le Content (64) 64 
Le Castor (26) 26 
 

Great Britain

 
British Line of Battle, Edward Hawke
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Devonshire (66) 66John MooreFleet Flagship
Defiance (58) 60Sir John Bentley
Monmouth (70) 70Henry Harrison
Kent (64) 64Charles Wyndham, Thomas Fox
Edinburgh (64) 64Thomas Cotes
Yarmouth (64) 64Charles Saunders
Eagle (60) 60George Brydges Rodney
Lion (60) 60Piercy Brett
Nottingham (60) 60Philip Saumarez
Princess Louisa (60) 60Charles Watson
Windsor (60) 60Edward Legge, Thomas Hanway
Tilbury (58) 58Robert Harland
Gloucester (50) 50Charles Saunders, Philip Durell
Portland (50) 50Charles Steevens
 
Ships not in the Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 21st of January 2018 03:14Donna FoxEdward Hodder
Saturday 20th of January 2018 12:25AvMAmerican schooner 'Grampus' (1821) (12)
Friday 19th of January 2018 19:57Tim OakleyBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Danae' (1798) (20)
Thursday 18th of January 2018 12:43Tim OakleyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Sultan' (1807) (74)
Tuesday 16th of January 2018 20:57Tim OakleyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Flore' (1806) (40)