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

Royaume de France

French Battle Line, Pierre-Andre de Suffren
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
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 Dupas de la Manceliere
Héros 74 Fleet Flagship
L'Illustre 74 
Vengeur 64 
La Consolante 38 
Not in Line
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
La Pourvoyeuse 38 
Fine 32 
La Bellone 32 


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