2nd Battle of Ushant

12th December 1781
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Viper v General Conway 12th September 1781
Next action : Action of 1782-01-21 21st January 1782


Royaume de France

French Squadron
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes

Great Britain

British Squadron, Richard Kempenfelt
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Victory (100) 100Henry CromwellFleet Flagship
Edgar (74) 74Thomas BostonSquadron Flagship
Britannia (100) 100James Bradby
Duke (90) 90Sir Walter Stirling
Queen (90) 90Frederick Maitland
Union (90) 90John Dalrymple
Ocean (90) 90Alexander Edgar
Alexander (74) 74Lord Edward Michael Pakenham (2nd Baron Longford)
Valiant (74) 74Samuel Granston Goodall
Courageux (74) 74Constantine John Phipps
Agamemnon (64) 64Benjamin Caldwell
Medway (60) 60Harry Harmood
Renown (50) 50John Henry
Britisj Frigates
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Arethusa (38) 38Sir Richard Pearson
Monsieur (36) 36The Hon. Seymour Finch
Prudente (38) 38William Waldegrave
Tartar (24) 28Robert Manners Sutton
Tisiphone (8) 8James SaumarezFire ship



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