Battle of Lagos Bay

18th August 1759 - 19th August 1759
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Blockade of Port Louis 8.1759 - 9.1759
Next action : Battle of Neuwarp 10.9.1759

 

Great Britain (Royal Navy) - The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761)

 
Engaged British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Culloden (74) Smith Callis (d.1761) 4 killed, 15 wounded
America (60) James Kirk (d.1787) 3 killed, 16 wounded
Portland (50) Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794) 6 killed, 12 wounded
Guernsey (50) Mark Milbanke (1724-1805) 14 wounded
Warspite (74) John Bentley (1703-1772)11 killed, 40 wounded
Namur (90)  Fleet Flagship 13 killed, 41 wounded
Swiftsure (68) Thomas Stanhope (d.1770)5 killed, 32 wounded
Intrepid (60) Edward Pratten (d.1763) 6 killed, 10 wounded
Newark (80) William Holburne (d.1760)5 wounded
Conqueror (68) William Lloyd (1725-1796)2 killed, 6 wounded
Saint Albans (60)   6 killed, 2 wounded
 
Unengaged British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Prince (90) Edward Clarke (d.1779), Joseph Peyton (1725-1804)
Edgar (60) Francis William Drake (1724-1787)
Princess Louisa (60) Robert Harland (d.1783)
Jersey (60) John Barker (d.1776)
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Lyme (28) James Baker (d.1765)
Gibraltar (20)  
Gramont (18) William Bennett (d.1790)
 

Royaume de France

 
French Ships, Jean-François de Bertet de Sabran (Comte de la Clue) (1696-1764)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Océan (80)  Fleet Flagship Sunk
Le Téméraire (74)   Captured
Le Centaure (74)   Captured 200 casualties
Le Redoutable (74) Paul-Hippolyte de Beauvilliers (1712-1788) Sunk
Le Souverain (74)  
Le Guerrier (74) Henri de Rochemore (1702-1778)
Modeste (64)   Captured
 

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