Battle of Copenhagen

Slaget på Reden

2nd April 1801
Fought at : Copenhagen - Zealand
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Capture of the Curieuse 28.1.1801
Next action : Capture of the "Poisson Volant" 9.4.1801

 

Denmark (Dano-Norwegian navy) - Johan Olfert Fischer (1747-1829)

 
Fischer's division in the King's Deep
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Provesteen (52) L. F. Lassen
Wagrien (60) F. C. Risbrich
Rendsborg (22) C. T. Egede
Nyborg (20) C. A. Rothe
Jylland (70) E. O. Branth
Svaerdfisken (20) S. S. Sommerfeldt
Cronborg (36) J. E. Hauch (d.1801) CO Killed
Haien (20) J. N. Müller
Charlotte Amalia (26) H. H. Kofoed
Dannebroge (60) F .A. BruunFleet Flagship
Elvin (24) H. Holsten
Flådebatteri Nr. 1 (20)  
Aggershus (20) T. Fassing
Saelland (74) F. C. L. Harboe
Holsteen (60) J. Arenfeldt
Infodsretten (64) A. de Turah
Hielperen (16) P. C. Lilienskiold
 
Fischer's division in the Inner Run (not engaged)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Danmark (74)  
Tre Kroner (74)  
Elephanten (70)  
Mars (64)  
Sarpen (16)  
Nidelven (16)  
 
Steen Bille's division (not engaged), Steen Andersen Bille (1751-1833)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Aalborg (2)  
 

Great Britain - Sir Hyde Parker (1739-1807)

 
Main Battle Line, Horatio Nelson (1st Duke of Bronté in the Kingdom of Sicily) (1758-1805)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Polyphemus (64) John Lawford (1756-1842) 4 seamen, 1 marine killed; 20 seamen, 4 marines wounded
Isis (50) James Walker (1764-1831) 22 seamen, 4 marines, 2 soldiers of the Rifle Corps killed; 69 seamen, 13 marines, 2 soldiers of the Rifle Corps wounded
Edgar (74) George Murray 24 seamen, 2 marines, 3 soldiers of the 49th Regiment of Foot killed; 79 seamen, 17 marines, 8 soldiers of the 49th Regiment of Foot wounded
Ardent (64) Thomas Hoar (1758-1825)
Glatton (56) George Hopewell Stephens (d.1819), William Bligh (1754-1817) 17 killed; 34 wounded
Elephant (74) Thomas Foley (1755-1833)Squadron Flagship 4 seamen, 3 marines, 1 soldier of the Rifle Corps killed; 8 seamen, 1 marine, 2 soldiers of the Rifle Corps wounded
Ganges (74) Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)
Monarch (74) James Robert Mosse (d.1801) CO Killed 35 seamen, 12 marines, 8 soldiers of the 49th Regiment of Foot killed; 101 seamen, 34 marines, 20 soldiers of the 49th Regiment of Foot wounded
Defiance (74) Richard Retalick 17 seamen, 3 marines, 2 soldiers killed; 35 seamen, 5 marines, 7 soldiers wounded
Russell (74) William Cuming
Bellona (74) Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson (1766-1828) 9 seamen, 2 marines killed; 48 seamen, 10 marines, 5 soldiers wounded
Agamemnon (64) Robert Devereux Fancourt (c.1742-1826)
Desiree (36) Henry Inman (1762-1809) 3 wounded
Amazon (38) Edward Riou (1762-1801) CO Killed 10 seamen, 1 marine killed; 16 seamen, 5 marines wounded
Blanche (36) Graham Eden Hamond (1779-1862) 6 seamen, 1 marine killed; 7 seamen, 2 marines wounded
Alcmene (32) Samuel Sutton5 killed, 19 wounded
Jamaica (22) John Mackellar, Jonas Rose
Arrow (28) Nathaniel Portlock (d.1818)
Dart (28) John Ferris Devonshire (d.1839)
Cruizer (16) James Brisbane (1774-1826)
Harpy (16) William Birchall, Charles Worsley Boys (1778-1809)
Discovery (10) John Conn
Explosion (10) James Martin (d.1804)
Hecla (10) Richard Hatherill (d.1804)
Sulphur (10) Header Whitter
Terror (8) Samuel Campbell Rowley
Volcano (10) James Watson
Zebra (8) Edward Snyd Clay
Otter (8) George McKinley
Zephyr (10) Clotworthy Upton
 
Reserve, Sir Hyde Parker (1739-1807)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
London (90) William Domett (1754-1828)Squadron Flagship
Saint George (98) Thomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)
Warrior (74) Charles Tyler (1760-1835)
Defence (74) Henry Paulet (1767-1832)
Saturn (74) Robert Stuart Lambert (1771-1836)
Ramillies (74) John William Taylor Dixon (d.1804)
Raisonable (64) John Dilkes (c.1742-1827)
Veteran (64) Sir Archibald Collingwood Dickson (1772-1827)
 

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