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) Henry Newcome (d.1797)Fleet Flagship
Hero (74) Charles Hughes, Henry Newcome (d.1797)Squadron Flagship
Sultan (74)  † CO Killed
Burford (68) Peter Rainier (1741-1808)
Monarca (68) John Gell (d.1806)
Sceptre (64) William Allen (1728-1804), Samuel Graves
Eagle (64) Ambrose Reddall (d.1791)
Exeter (64) Robert Montagu
Isis (50) The Hon. Thomas Lumley (d.1782), The Hon. Thomas Lumley (d.1782), Christopher Halliday (d.1790) CO Killed
Monmouth (64) James Alms (1728-1791)
Worcester (64) Charles Wood (d.1782) CO Killed
 
Not in Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Seahorse (24) Robert Montagu
Combustion (8) Henry Newcome (d.1797)
 
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)  
Sévère (64)  
Le Brillant (64)  
L'Artesien (64)  
Le Sphinx (64)  
Le Bizarre (64)  
Le Saint Michel (60)  
Le Flamand (56)  
Petit Hannibal (50)  
Ajax (64) de Bouvet, Dupas de la Manceliere
Héros (74)  Fleet Flagship
L'Illustre (74)  
Vengeur (64)  
La Consolante (38)  
 
Not in Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Pourvoyeuse (38)  
Fine (32)  
La Bellone (32)  
 

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