Battle of Trincomalee

3rd September 1782
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Bellone vs Coventry 12.8.1782
Next action : Action of 1782-09-05 5.9.1782

 

Great Britain

 
British Battle Line, Edward Hughes (1720-1794)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Superb (74)  Fleet Flagship
Hero (74) William Clark (d.1802)Squadron Flagship
Sultan (74) James Watt (c.1733-1782) CO Killed
Burford (68) Peter Rainier (1741-1808)
Monarca (68) John Gell (d.1806)
Sceptre (64) Samuel Graves
Eagle (64) Ambrose Reddall (c.1741-1791)
Exeter (64) Robert Montagu
Isis (50) The Hon. Thomas Lumley (d.1782) CO Killed
Monmouth (64) James Alms (1728-1791)
Worcester (64) Charles Wood (c.1732-1782) CO Killed
 
Not in Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Seahorse (24)  
Combustion (8) Theophilius Jones
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Magnanime (64) Charles Wolseley (1741-1808)
Active (32) Thomas Mackenzie (1753-1813)
Coventry (28) Andrew Mitchell (1757-1806)
Medea (28) Erasmus Gower (1742-1814)
San Carlos (22) John Samuel Smith
 

Royaume de France

 
French Battle Line, Pierre-Andre de Suffren (1725/26-1788)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Orient (74)  
L'Annibal (74) Bernard-Marie Boudin (Seigneur de Tromelin) (1735-1815)
Le Sévère (64)  
Le Brillant (64) Armand Philippe Germain de Cajarc de Saint Félix (Marquis de Maurémont) (1737-1819)
L'Artesien (64)  
Le Sphinx (64)  
Le Bizarre (64)  
Le Saint Michel (60)  
Le Flamand (56)  
Le Petit Hannibal (50)  
Ajax (64) René Joseph Bouvet de Précourt (1715-1782)
Le Héros (74)  Fleet Flagship
L'Illustre (74)  
Le Vengeur (64)  
La Consolante (38)  
 
Not in Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Pourvoyeuse (38)  
La Fine (32)  
La Bellone (32)  
 

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