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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 -
François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Seigneur de Tilly)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1788

 
Avant garde,
Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1802
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Hercule (74) 1778-1794
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Hydre"
Chevalier Jean-Isaac Chadeau de la ClocheterieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1782
Le Neptune (74) 1778-1795
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles René Sochet (Seigneur des Touches)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1792
Le Diadème (74) 1756-1797
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Brutus"
 
Le Souverain (74) 1757-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple Souverain"
Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1741-1791
Le Palmier (74) 1752-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
de Martelly-ChautardFrench
Naval Sailor
Le Northumberland (74) 1780-1794
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Antoine Cresp de Saint-CézaireFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1781
L'Auguste (84) 1778-1795
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1793 Renamed "Jacobin"
1794 Renamed "Neuf Thermidor"
Pierre Joseph CastellanFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1782
Squadron Flagship
L'Ardent (64) 1779-1782
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Captured
 
Corps de bataille,
François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Seigneur de Tilly)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1788
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Scipion (74) 1778-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Chevalier Nicolas de GrimouardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1793
Le Brave (74) 1781-1803
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Le Citoyen (74) 1764-1793
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Alexandre de Thy (Comte d'Ethy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1789
L'Hector (74) 1755-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Captured
Le César (74) 1768-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles Louis de Bernard de Marigny (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1782
Burnt
Le Dauphin Royal (74) 1738-1783
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Le Languedoc (90) 1766-1799
French 90 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Antifédéraliste"
1795 Renamed "Victoire"
Jean-François d'Arros (Baron d'Argelos)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1784
Fleet Flagship
La Ville de Paris (104) 1764-1782
French 104 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured
La Couronne (80) 1768-1795
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Ça Ira"
L'Eveillé (64) 1772-1786
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Armand Le Gardeur de TillyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1792
 
Arrière garde,
Louis de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Comte de Vaudreuil)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1783
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Sceptre (74) 1780-1811
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Convention"
1800 Renamed "Marengo"
Louis de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Comte de Vaudreuil)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1783
Le Glorieux (74) 1756-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Captured
Le Destin (74) 1777-1793
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Le Magnanime (74) 1779-1793
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Le Refléchi (64) 1776-1793
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1793 Renamed "Turot"
 
 
Escadre complémentaire,
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Conquérant (74) 1765-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Le Magnifique (74) 1749-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Le Triomphant (80) 1779-1793
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
,
Chevalier Jean-François du Cheyron du PavillonFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1756
Squadron Flagship
Le Bourgogne (74) 1766-1783
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Le Duc de Bourgogne (80) 1751-1801
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple"
1794 Renamed "Caton"
 
Le Marseillais (74) 1766-1794
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Vengeur du Peuple"
 
Battellerie
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Aimable (32) 1776-1782
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
L'Amazone (32) 1778-1797
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
La Galatée (32) 1779-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
Le Richmond (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
La Cérès (18) 1778-1782
French 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
 
Le Clairvoyant (14) 1780-1784
French 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
 
 

Great Britain

 
British Van
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
Thomas BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
8 Killed, 30 Wounded
Alfred (74) 1778-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 †12 killed, 40 wounded CO Killed
Montagu (74) 1779-1818
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
George BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1814
14 killed, 29 wounded
Yarmouth (64) 1745-1811
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
,
Anthony ParreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1783
14 killed, 33 wounded
Valiant (74) 1759-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Samuel Granston GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1801
10 killed, 28 wounded
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
Squadron Flagship 10 killed, 37 wounded
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Lord Francis ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1787
16 killed, 33 wounded
Warrior (74) 1781-1857
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Sir James WallaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1799
5 killed, 21 wounded
Belliqueux (64) 1780-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas FitzherbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1794
,
Andrew SutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1795
4 killed, 10 wounded
Centaur (74) 1759-1782
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John Nicholson InglefieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1766-1796
No returns known
Magnificent (74) 1766-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Robert LinzeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1801
6 killed, 11 wounded
Prince William (64) 1780-1817
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
George WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1782
,
James VashonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1821
No casualties
 
British Center
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1783
17 wounded
Ajax (74) 1767-1785
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Nicholas CharringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1801
9 killed, 40 wounded
Repulse (64) 1780-1800
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas DumaresqBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1801
3 killed, 11 wounded
Canada (76) 1765-1834
British 76 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
The Hon. William CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
12 killed, 23 wounded
Saint Albans (64) 1764-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1790
6 wounded
Namur (90) 1756-1804
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
6 killed, 25 wounded
Formidable (98) 1777-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
John SymonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
,
Sir Charles Douglas (1st Baronet Carr)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1789
,
James CranstounBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1796
Fleet Flagship 15 killed, 39 wounded
Duke (98) 1777-1843
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
13 killed, 60 wounded
Agamemnon (64) 1781-1809
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Benjamin CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1805
15 killed, 23 wounded
Resolution (74) 1770-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Lord Robert MannersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
,
John SymonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
4 killed, 23 wounded
Hercules (74) 1759-1784
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Henry SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1814
6 killed, 19 wounded
Prothee (64) 1780-1815
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles BucknerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1808
5 killed, 25 wounded
America (64) 1777-1807
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Samuel ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1788
1 killed, 1 wounded
 
British Rear
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Russell (74) 1764-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
James SaumarezBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
10 killed, 29 wounded
Fame (74) 1759-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1801 Renamed "Guildford"
Robert BarberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1782
3 killed, 12 wounded
Anson (64) 1781-1807
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William BlairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1781
3 killed, 13 wounded CO Killed
Torbay (74) 1749-1784
British 74 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1750 Renamed "Torbay"
John Lewis GidoinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1795
10 killed, 25 wounded
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
James WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1783
9 killed, 24 wounded
Princessa (70) 1780-1809
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles KnatchbullBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1766-1783
Squadron Flagship 3 killed, 22 wounded
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
George BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1788
7 killed, 23 wounded
Nonsuch (64) 1774-1802
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William TruscottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1797
3 killed, 3 wounded
Alcide (74) 1779-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1799
No casualty returns
Arrogant (74) 1761-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1805
no casualties
Marlborough (74) 1767-1800
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Taylor PennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1783
3 killed, 16 wounded
 
British Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Endymion (44) 1779-1790
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
Edward Tyrrel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1812
Fortunee (38) 1779-1800
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Hugh Cloberry ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
Flora (36) 1780-1808
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Samuel MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1787
Nymphe (36) 1780-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
John FordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1795
Convert (32) 1778-1782
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Henry HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
Alarm (32) 1758-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Charles CottonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1810
Andromache (32) 1781-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
George Anson ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1792
Lizard (28) 1757-1828
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Edmund DoddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1810
Sibyl (28) 1779-1798
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1795 Renamed "Garland"
John RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1795
Triton (28) 1773-1796
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
John McLaurinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1782
Champion (24) 1779-1816
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
Thomas WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1814
,
Alexander HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1795
Eurydice (24) 1781-1834
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
George WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1810
Zebra (16) 1780-1812
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
John BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1805
Blast (8) 1776-1783
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1779 Renamed "Blast"
Charles William PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1837
Fireship
Shark (16) 1779-1818
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
John MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1783
Fireship
Germaine (14) 1781-1784
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
George Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
Alert (14) 1779-1792
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
James VashonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1821
Alecto (12) 1781-1802
British 12 Gun
Unrated Fireship
Richard FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1795
 

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