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Battle of Hyeres

13th July 1795
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Action of 1795-06-24 24.6.1795
Next action : Action of 1795-08-22 22.8.1795

 

Allied (Kingdom of Sicily & Great Britain) -
William HothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1805

 
British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Britannia (100) 1762-1825
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Princess Royal"
1812 Renamed "Saint George"
1819 Renamed "Barfleur"
John HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1821
Fleet Flagship
Victory (100) 1765-2019
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
5 killed, 15 wounded
Saint George (98) 1785-1811
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas FoleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1830
Windsor Castle (98) 1790-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
John GoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1825
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
John Child PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1812
Blenheim (98) 1761-1801
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas Lennox FrederickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1799
2 killed, 2 wounded
Gibraltar (80) 1780-1836
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John PakenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1805
Egmont (74) 1768-1799
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1813
Defence (74) 1762-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas WellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1810
1 killed, 6 wounded
Courageux (74) 1761-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Benjamin HallowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1818
Cumberland (74) 1774-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Bartholomew Samuel RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1811
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Davidge GouldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1819
Saturn (74) 1786-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
James DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1825
Audacious (74) 1785-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William ShieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1829
Fortitude (74) 1780-1820
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1810
Terrible (74) 1785-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
George CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1819
Culloden (74) 1783-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas TroubridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1794
2 killed, 5 wounded
Captain (74) 1787-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 1 killed
Bombay Castle (74) 1782-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas SothebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1814
Diadem (64) 1782-1832
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles TylerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1816
Agamemnon (64) 1781-1809
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Horatio NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
 
Unengaged British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Meleager (32) 1785-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
George CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1851
Cyclops (28) 1779-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
William HothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
Ariadne (24) 1776-1814
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Robert PlampinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1825
Eclair (18) 1793-1806
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Henry LeycesterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1796
Fleche (14) 1794-1795
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Thomas BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1814
Resolution (14) 1779-1797
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
Edward Henry ColumbineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1798
Comet (8) 1783-1800
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
Joseph LarcomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
,
James YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1825
,
Robert RedmillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1806
 
Napolitean Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Samnita (74) 1792-1805
Scilian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Guiscardo (74) 1791-1799
Scilian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
 

République Française (State Navy) -
Pierre MartinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1778-1810

 
French Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Orient (118) 1791-1798
French 118 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Sans Culotte"
1795 Renamed "Orient"
Pierre Félix de LapalisseFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
Fleet Flagship
Le Tonnant (84) 1789-1798
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Julien Marie Cosmao-KerjulienFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1815
Victoire (90) 1766-1799
French 90 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Antifédéraliste"
1795 Renamed "Victoire"
Chevalier Daniel SavaryFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1802
L'Alcide (74) 1782-1795
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Leblond Saint-HylaireFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
Burnt with the loss of c.300 men Exploded
Le Duquesne (74) 1788-1803
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Jean François Timothée TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1755-1807
Le Barra (74) 1794-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1797 Renamed "Hoche"
1795 Renamed "Pégase"
André MaureauFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1795
Le Guerrier (74) 1753-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Louis-Antoine-Cyprien InfernetFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Marine
Service 1795
Timoléon (74) 1785-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Timoléon"
 
Peuple Souverain (74) 1757-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple Souverain"
 
Le Berwick (74) 1795-1805
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Pierre Etienne René Marie Le Pelley du ManoirFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1819
Le Mercure (74) 1783-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
CattefordFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
Returned to harbour
Le Généreux (74) 1785-1800
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
LouisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
L'Heureux (74) 1782-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Charles Nicolas LacailleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1795
Jupiter (74) 1789-1807
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Montagnard"
1795 Renamed "Jupiter"
1797 Renamed "Batave"
1795 Renamed "Démocrate"
Joseph de RicheryFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1796
L'Embuscade (32) 1789-1798
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Maurice Julien Émeriau de BeauvergerFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
La Brune (20) 1781-1799
French 20 Gun
6th Rate Corvette
 
 
Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Minerve (42) 1794-1795
French 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
DelormeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
La Junon (38) 1782-1799
French 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
L'Alceste (36) 1794-1799
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Jean Joseph HubertFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1800
La Friponne (32) 1780-1796
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Louis Léonce TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1768-1814
L'Artémise (32) 1794-1798
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
La Serieuse (32) 1779-1798
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
La Badine (26) 1780-1804
French 26 Gun
6th Rate Corvette
 
La Hazard (18) 1788-1796
French 18 Gun
Unrated Brig
 
L'Alerte (14) 1793-1799
French 14 Gun
Unrated Brig
 
Le Scout (14) 1794-1795
French 14 Gun
Unrated Brig
 
 

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Posted by Cy on Thursday 11th of October 2018 08:05

Hmm. Corrected


Posted by Admiral Hawke on Wednesday 10th of October 2018 21:07

This list is missing three of the British ships: the Blenheim, 90, Bombay Castle, 74, and, most obviously, the Agamemnon, 64, which was prominent in the action and whose captain was to become the most famous of them all.

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