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

 
Line of Battle, Luc Urbain de Bouëxic (Chevalier de Saint Louis) (1712-1790)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Bretagne (110)  Fleet Flagship
Le Majestueux (106)  
La Couronne (80)  
Le Royal Louis (106)  
Le Terrible (110)  
L'Invincible (100) Chevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte) (1720-1791)
Le Triomphant (80) Louis-Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802) combat against HMS Edgard
Le Pégase (74)  
Le Magnifique (74)  
L'Actif (74)  
Le Dauphin Royal (74)  
Le Bien Aimé (74) François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)
Le Zodiaque (74)  
Le Brave (74)  
Le Robuste (74)  
Le Fendant (74) Louis-Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802), de Peynier
L'Argonaute (74)  
Le Lion (64)  
L'Indien (64)  
 
French Convoy
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Hardi (12)   armed in flute
 

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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