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 Hotham (1736-1813)

 
British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Britannia (100) John Holloway (1747-1826)Fleet Flagship
Victory (100) John Knight (1747-1831)5 killed, 15 wounded
Saint George (98) Thomas Foley (1755-1833)
Windsor Castle (98) John Gore (1772-1836)
Princess Royal (98) John Child Purvis
Blenheim (98) Thomas Lennox Frederick (1750-1799)2 killed, 2 wounded
Gibraltar (80) John Pakenham (1743-1807)
Egmont (74) John Sutton
Defence (74) Thomas Wells (1759-1811)1 killed, 6 wounded
Courageux (74) Benjamin Hallowell (1761-1834)
Cumberland (74) Bartholomew Samuel Rowley (1763-1811)
Bedford (74) Davidge Gould (1758-1847)
Saturn (74) James Douglas (1755-1839)
Audacious (74) William Shield
Fortitude (74) Thomas Taylor
Terrible (74) George Campbell (1759-1821)
Culloden (74) Thomas Troubridge (1758-1807)2 killed, 5 wounded
Captain (74) Samuel Reeve (c.1732-1803)1 killed
Bombay Castle (74) Thomas Sotheby
Diadem (64) Charles Tyler (1760-1835)
Agamemnon (64) Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)
 
Unengaged British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Meleager (32) George Cockburn (1772-1853)
Cyclops (28) William Hotham (1772-1848)
Ariadne (24) Robert Plampin (1762-1834)
Eclair (18) Henry Leycester
Fleche (14) Thomas Boys
Resolution (14) Edward Henry Columbine (1763-1811)
Comet (8) James Young (1762-1833), Robert Redmill (1758-1819)
 
Napolitean Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Samnita (74)  
Guiscardo (74)  
 

République française (State Navy) - Pierre Martin (1751/52-1820)

 
French Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Orient (118) Pierre Félix de Lapalisse (1753-1820)Fleet Flagship
Le Tonnant (84) Julien Marie Cosmao-Kerjulien (1761-1825)
Victoire (90) Chevalier Daniel Savary (1742/43-1808)
L'Alcide (74) Leblond Saint-HylaireBurnt with the loss of c.300 men Exploded
Le Duquesne (74) Zacharie Jacques Théodore Allemand (1762-1826)
Le Barra (74) André Maureau
Le Guerrier (74) Louis-Antoine-Cyprien Infernet (1756-1815)
Timoléon (74)  
Peuple Souverain (74)  
Le Berwick (74) Pierre Etienne René Marie Dumanoir Le Pelley (1770-1829)
Le Mercure (74) Catteford Returned to harbour
Le Généreux (74) Louis
L'Heureux (74) Charles Nicolas Lacaille (1754-1819)
La Minerve (42) Delorme
L'Alceste (36) Jean Joseph Hubert (1765-1805)
L'Embuscade (32) Maurice Julien Émeriau de Beauverger (1762-1845)
La Brune (20)  
 
Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Minerve (42) Delorme
Junon (36)  
L'Alceste (36) Jean Joseph Hubert (1765-1805)
La Friponne (32) Louis Léonce Trullet (1756-1827)
L'Artémise (32)  
La Serieuse (32)  
La Badine (20)  
Hazard (16) John Loring (d.1808), Robert Dudley Oliver
L'Alerte (14)  
Le Scout (14)  
 

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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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