2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

14th October 1747
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) 64Thomas 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) 60Thomas Hanway
Tilbury (58) 58Robert Harland
Gloucester (50) 50Philip Durell
Portland (50) 50Charles Steevens
 
Ships not in the Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

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