2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

14th October 1747
Part of : War of the Austrian Succession (1740/12/16 - 1748/10/18)
Previous action : Action of 1747-10-07 7.10.1747
Next action : Action of 1748/01/31 31.1.1747/48

 

Royaume de France

 
French Line of Battle
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Intrépide (74)  
Le Trident (64) Claude-Thomas Renart de Fuchsamberg (2nd Marquis d'Amblimont) (1690-1772) Captured
Le Terrible (78)  130 killed and wounded Captured
Le Tonnant (80)  Fleet Flagship
Le Monarque (74)   Captured
Severn (48)   Captured
Le Fougueux (64)   Captured
Neptune (74)  300 casualties Captured
 
Convoy Escort

252 merchantmen

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

Great Britain

 
British Line of Battle, Edward Hawke (1704/5-1781)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Devonshire (66) Temple West (1713-1757)Fleet Flagship
Defiance (60) John Bentley (1703-1772)
Monmouth (70) Henry Harrison (d.1759)
Kent (64) Thomas Fox (d.1763)
Edinburgh (64) Thomas Coates (1712-1767)
Yarmouth (64) Charles Saunders (1713-1775)
Eagle (60) George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792)
Lion (58) Arthur Scott (d.1756)
Nottingham (60) Philip Saumarez (1710-1747)
Princess Louisa (60) Charles Watson (1714-1757)
Windsor (60) Thomas Hanway (c.1715-1772)
Tilbury (58) Robert Harland (d.1783)
Gloucester (50) Philip Durell (1707-1766)
Portland (50) Charles Steevens (1705-1761)
 
Ships not in the Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

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