Battle of the Nile

Battle of Aboukir Bay

Bataille d'Aboukir

1st August 1798
Fought at : Abu Qir Bay
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Action of 1798-07-15 15.7.1798
Next action : Capture of the Aventurier 3.8.1798 - 4.8.1798

 

République française (State Navy) - François Paul de Brueys d'Aigailliers (1753-1798)

 
French Fleet, François Paul de Brueys d'Aigailliers (1753-1798)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Guerrier (74) Jean François Timothée Trullet (1755-1819)near 350 to 400 casualties Captured
Le Conquérant (74) Etienne Dalbarde (d.1798)130 killed, 90 wounded Captured
Le Spartiate (74) Maurice Julien Émeriau de Beauverger (1762-1845)64 killed and 150 wounded Captured
L'Aquilon (74) Antoine René Thévenard (1766-1798)87 killed and 213 wounded Captured
Peuple Souverain (74) Louis Léonce Trullet (1756-1827)96 killed, 150 wounded Captured
Le Franklin (84) Maurice Gillet (1763-1833)Squadron Flagship near 400 casualties Captured
Orient (118) Luc Julien Joseph Casabianca (1792-1798)Fleet Flagship near 1000 casualties Exploded
Le Tonnant (84) Aristide Aubert Du Petit Thouars (1760-1798)110 killed, 150 wounded Captured
L'Heureux (74) Jean Pierre Étienne (1754-1812)Light casualties Captured
Le Mercure (74)  Light casualties Captured
Le Guillaume Tell (84)  Squadron Flagship Light casualties
Le Généreux (74) Louis-Jean-Nicolas Lejoille (1759-1799)Light casualties
Timoléon (74) Louis Léonce Trullet (1756-1827)Light casualties
 
French Frigate Squadron, Denis Decrés (1761-1820)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Serieuse (32) Claude Jean Martin (1751/52-1827)Heavy casualties Sunk
L'Artémise (32) Pierre-Jean StandeletLight casualties and sunk by her crew
Justice (44)  
La Diane (40) Éléonor Jean Nicolas Soleil (1767-1824)Squadron Flagship
 

Great Britain

 
British Fleet, Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Vanguard (74) Edward Berry (1768-1831)Fleet Flagship 30 killed, 76 wounded
Alexander (74) Alexander John Ball (1757-1809)
Audacious (74) Davidge Gould (1758-1847)
Bellerophon (74) Henry d'Esterre Darby
Culloden (74) Thomas Troubridge (1758-1807)
Defence (74) John Peyton
Goliath (74) Thomas Foley (1755-1833)
Majestic (74) George Blagden Westcott (1753-1798)50 killed, 143 wounded CO Killed
Minotaur (74) Sir Thomas Louis (d.1807)
Orion (74) Sir James Saumarez (1757-1836)
Swiftsure (74) Benjamin Hallowell (1761-1834)
Theseus (74) Ralph Willett Miller (d.1799)5 killed, 30 wounded
Zealous (74) Samuel Hood (1762-1814)
Leander (52) Thomas Boulden Thompson
Pigmy (14) William Shepheard
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Mutine (18) Thomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)
 

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Posted by Brian on Friday 20th of June 2014 23:29

The London Gazette
Publication date:2 October 1798
A return of the killed and wounded in his Majesty's ships under the command of Sir Horatio Nelson K.B. Rear-Admiral of the Blue in action with the French, at anchor, on the 1st. of August 1798 off the mouth of the Nile

Theseus - 5 seamen killed; 1 officer, 24 seamen, 5 marines wounded.
Alexander - 1 officer, 13 seamen killed; 5 officer, 48 seamen, 5 marines wounded.
Vangaurd - 3 officers, 20 seamen 7 marines killed; 7 officers, 60 seamen, 8 marines wounded
Minotaur - 2 officers, 18 seamen, 3 marines killed; 4 officers, 54 seamen, 6 marines wounded.
Swiftsure - 7 seamen killed; 1 officer, 19 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Audacious - 1 seamen killed; 2 officer, 31 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Defence - 3 seamen, 1 marine killed; 9 seamen, 2 marines wounded.
Zealous - 1 seaman killed, 7 seamen wounded.
Orion - 1 officer, 11 seamen, 1 marine killed; 5 officers, 18 seaman 6 marines wounded.
Goliath - 2 officers, 12 seamen, 7 marines killed; 4 officer, 28 seaman, 9 marines wounded.
Majestic - 3 officer, 33 seamen, 14 marines killed; 3 officers, 124 seamen, 16 marines wounded.
Bellerophon - 4 officer, 32 seamen, 13 marines killed; 5 officers, 126 seamen, 17 marines wounded.
Leander - 14 seamen wounded.
Horatio Nelson

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