Battle of Trincomalee

3rd September 1782
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Bellone vs Coventry 12th August 1782
Next action : Action of 1782-09-05 5th September 1782

 

Great Britain

 
British Battle Line, Sir Edward Hughes
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Superb (74) 74Henry NewcomeFleet Flagship
Hero (74) 74Henry NewcomeSquadron Flagship
Sultan (74) 74 † CO Killed
Burford (68) 68Peter Rainier
Monarca (68) 68John Gell
Sceptre (64) 64Samuel Graves
Eagle (64) 64Ambrose Reddall
Exeter (64) 64Robert Montagu
Isis (50) 50Christopher Halliday CO Killed
Monmouth (64) 64James Alms
Worcester (64) 64Charles Wood CO Killed
 
Not in Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Seahorse (24) 24Robert Montagu
Combustion (8) 8Henry Newcome
 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Magnanime (64) 64Charles Wolseley
Active (32) 32Thomas Mackenzie
Coventry (28) 28Andrew Mitchell
Medea (28) 28Erasmus Gower
San Carlos (22) 22John Samuel Smith
 

Royaume de France

 
French Battle Line, Pierre-Andre de Suffren
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
L'Orient (80) 74 
L'Annibal (74) 74 
Sévère (64) 64 
Le Brillant (64) 64 
L'Artesien (64) 64 
Le Sphinx (64) 64 
Le Bizarre (64) 64 
Le Saint Michel (64) 60 
Le Flamand (56) 56 
Petit Hannibal (50) 50 
Ajax (64) 64 Dupas de la Manceliere
Héros (74) 74 Fleet Flagship
L'Illustre (74) 74 
Vengeur (64) 64 
La Consolante (38) 38 
 
Not in Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
La Pourvoyeuse (38) 38 
Fine (32) 32 
La Bellone (32) 32 
 

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