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 August 1759 - September 1759
Next action : Battle of Neuwarp 10th September 1759


Great Britain

Engaged British Ships, Edward Boscawen
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Culloden 74Smith Callis 4 killed, 15 wounded
America 60James Kirk 3 killed, 16 wounded
Portland 50Marriot Arbuthnot 6 killed, 12 wounded
Guernsey 50Michael Kearny 14 wounded
Warspite 74Sir John Bentley11 killed, 40 wounded
Namur 90Mathew BuckleFleet Flagship 13 killed, 41 wounded
Swiftsure 68Thomas Stanhope5 killed, 32 wounded
Intrepid 60Edward Pratten 6 killed, 10 wounded
Newark 80William Holburne5 wounded
Conqueror 68William Lloyd2 killed, 6 wounded
Saint Albans 60James Baker 6 killed, 2 wounded
Unengaged British Ships, Edward Boscawen
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Prince 90Joseph Peyton
Edgar 60Francis William Drake
Princess Louisa 60Robert Harland
Jersey 60John Barker
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Lyme 28James Baker
Gibraltar 20William Cleverly
Gramont 18Philip Affleck

Royaume de France

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



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