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 12.9.1781
Next action : Action of 1782-01-21 21.1.1782


Royaume de France

French Squadron, Luc Urbain de Bouëxic (Chevalier de Saint Louis) (1712-1790)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Triomphant (80) Louis-Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802) combat against HMS Edgard

Great Britain

British Squadron, Richard Kempenfelt (1715-1782)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Victory (100) Henry Cromwell (c.1739-1814)Fleet Flagship
Edgar (74) Thomas Boston (c.1735-1808)Squadron Flagship
Britannia (100) James Bradby (d.1809), Joseph Peyton (1725-1804)
Duke (90) Sir Walter Stirling (1718-1786)
Queen (90) Frederick Lewis Maitland (1729/30-1786)
Union (90) John Dalrymple (1722-1798)
Ocean (90) George Ourry (1732-1800)
Alexander (74) Lord Edward Michael Pakenham (2nd Baron Longford) (1743-1792)
Valiant (74) Samuel Granston Goodall (d.1801)
Courageux (74) Lord Constantine John Phipps (2nd Baron Mulgrave) (1744-1792)
Agamemnon (64) Benjamin Caldwell (1739-1820)
Medway (60) Harry Harmood (1739-1809)
Renown (50) John Henry (1731-1829)
British Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Arethusa (38) Sir Richard Pearson (1730/31-1806)
Monsieur (36) The Hon. Seymour Finch (1758-1794)
Prudente (38) William Waldegrave (1753-1825)
Tartar (28) Robert Manners Sutton (d.1794)
Tisiphone (8) James Saumarez (1757-1836)Fire ship



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