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 (1709-1761) 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 (c.1711-1760)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 (c.1708-1779), Joseph Peyton (1725-1804)
Edgar (60) Francis William Drake (1724-1787)
Princess Louisa (60) Robert Harland (c.1715-1783)
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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