Battle of the Saintes

Bataille de la Dominique

Battle of Dominica

12th April 1782
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Action off Dominique 9.4.1782
Next action : Battle of the Mona Passage 19.4.1782

 

Royaume de France - Chevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse) (1722-1788)

 
Avant garde, Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville) (1729-1811)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Hercule (74) Chevalier Jean-Isaac Chadeau de la Clocheterie (1741-1782)
Le Neptune (74) Charles Sochet (Seigneur Des Touches) (1727-1793)
Le Diadème (74)  
Le Souverain (74) Lord Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès) (1728-1803)
Le Palmier (74) de Martelly-Chautard
Le Northumberland (74) Saint Cézaire (d.1782)
L'Auguste (84) de CastellanSquadron Flagship
L'Ardent (64) Chevalier Charles de Bernard de Marigny (1740-1816) Captured
 
Corps de bataille, Chevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse) (1722-1788)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Scipion (74) Nicolas Henri de Grimouard (1743-1794)
Brave (74) Claude-Marguerite François Renart de Fuchsamberg (3rd Marquis d'Amblimont) (1736-1797)
Le Citoyen (74) Alexandre de Thy (Comte d'Ethy) (1729-1789)
Le Hector (74)   Captured
Le César (74)   Burnt
Le Dauphin Royal (74)  
Le Languedoc (90) ArgelosFleet Flagship
Ville de Paris (104) Velleon Captured
Couronne (80)  
L'Eveillé (64) Armand Le Gardeur de Tilly (1733-1812)
 
Arrière garde, de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Sceptre (74) Chevalier Louis-Philippe de Rigaud (Comte de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802)
Le Glorieux (74)   Captured
Le Destin (74)  
Magnanime (74)  
Refléchi (64)  
 
Escadre complémentaire, Jean Charles Régis Coriolis d'Espinouse
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Conquérant (74) Chevalier Charles-Marie de La Grandière (1729-1812)
Le Magnifique (74)  
Triomphant (80)  Squadron Flagship
Bourgogne (74)  
Le Duc de Bourgogne (80) Chevalier Nicolas Louis de Durfort (Baron de Durfort) (1736-1784)
Marseillais (74)  
Pluton (74)  
 
Battellerie
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Aimable (32)  
L'Amazone (32)  
Le Galatée (32)  
Richmond (32)  
La Cérès (18)  
Le Clairvoyant (14)  
 

Great Britain

 
British Van
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Royal Oak (74) John Plummer Ardesoif (1737-1790), Thomas Burnett (1724-1783)8 Killed, 30 Wounded
Alfred (74) Thomas Dumaresq (1729-1802)12 killed, 40 wounded CO Killed
Montagu (74) George Bowen14 killed, 29 wounded
Yarmouth (64) William Denne (d.1791), Anthony Parrey (d.1789)14 killed, 33 wounded
Valiant (74) Samuel Granston Goodall (d.1801)10 killed, 28 wounded
Barfleur (98) Alexander Arthur Hood (1726-1814), John Knight (1747-1831)Squadron Flagship 10 killed, 37 wounded
Monarch (74) Lord Francis Reynolds (1739-1808)16 killed, 33 wounded
Warrior (74) Sir James Wallace (d.1803)5 killed, 21 wounded
Belliqueux (64) Andrew Sutherland (d.1795)4 killed, 10 wounded
Centaur (74) John Nicholson Inglefield (1748-1828)No returns known
Magnificent (74) Robert Linzee (d.1805)6 killed, 11 wounded
Prince William (64) George Wilkinson (d.1782)No casualties
 
British Center
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Bedford (74) Thomas Graves (1747-1814)17 wounded
Ajax (74) Nicholas Charrington (d.1803)9 killed, 40 wounded
Repulse (64) Sir Digby Dent (1739-1817), Thomas Dumaresq (1729-1802)3 killed, 11 wounded
Canada (76) The Hon. William Cornwallis (1744-1819)12 killed, 23 wounded
Saint Albans (64) Charles Inglis (1731-1791)6 wounded
Namur (90) Herbert Sawyer (d.1798), Robert Fanshawe (1740-1823)6 killed, 25 wounded
Formidable (98) John Cleland (d.1795), Sir Charles Douglas (d.1789)Fleet Flagship 15 killed, 39 wounded
Duke (98) Sir Walter Stirling (1718-1786), Alan Gardner (1742-1809)13 killed, 60 wounded
Agamemnon (64) Benjamin Caldwell (1739-1820)15 killed, 23 wounded
Resolution (74) Lord Robert Manners (1758-1782)4 killed, 23 wounded
Hercules (74) John Brisbane (d.1807), Henry Savage (d.1823)6 killed, 19 wounded
Prothee (64) Charles Buckner (1735-1811), George Wilkinson (d.1782), Richard Curgenven (1737-1784)5 killed, 25 wounded
America (64) Samuel Thompson (1718-1813)1 killed, 1 wounded
 
British Rear
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Russell (74) James Saumarez (1757-1836)10 killed, 29 wounded
Fame (74) Robert Barber (c.1731-1782)3 killed, 12 wounded
Anson (64) William Blair (1741-1782)3 killed, 13 wounded CO Killed
Torbay (74) John Lewis Gidoin (d.1796)10 killed, 25 wounded
Prince George (98) James Williams9 killed, 24 wounded
Princessa (70) Charles KnatchbullSquadron Flagship 3 killed, 22 wounded
Conqueror (74) George Balfour (c.1720-1794)7 killed, 23 wounded
Nonsuch (64) William Truscott (1734-1798)3 killed, 3 wounded
Alcide (74) Charles Thompson (1740-1799)No casualty returns
Arrogant (74) Samuel Pitchford (1739-1816)no casualties
Marlborough (74) Taylor Penny (1722-1786)3 killed, 16 wounded
 
British Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Endymion (44) Edward Tyrrel Smith
Fortunee (38) Hugh Cloberry Christian (1747-1798)
Flora (36) Samuel Marshall (1741-1795)
Nymphe (36) John Ford (d.1796)
Convert (32) Henry Harvey (1737-1810)
Alarm (32) Charles Cotton (1753-1812)
Andromache (32) George Anson Byron (d.1793)
Lizard (28) Edmund Dodd (1734-1815)
Sibyl (28) Charles Fitzgerald (1756-1810), John Rodney (1765-1847)
Triton (28) John McLaurin (d.1792)
Champion (24) Andrew Wood, Alexander Hood (1758-1798)
Eurydice (24) George Wilson
Zebra (16) John Bourchier (1747-1808)
Blast (8) William Carnegie (1756-1831), John Aylmer (1759-1841) Fireship
Shark (16) John Maitland (d.1790), Charles James Johnston (d.1835) Fireship
Germaine (14)  
Alert (14)  
Alecto (12) Richard Fisher
 

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