Battle of Martinique

Combat de la Dominique

17th April 1780
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : 1st Action off Monti Christi 20th March 1780
Next action : Action of 30th April 1780 30th April 1780


Great Britain

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Sandwich 90Walter Young
Princess Royal 98Harry Harmwood
Torbay 74John Lewis Gidoin
Cornwall 74Timothy Edwards
Terrible 74John Leigh Douglas
Albion 74George Bowyer
Suffolk 74Abraham Crespin
Magnificent 74John Elphinston
Elizabeth 74Frederick Maitland
Resolution 74Lord Robert Manners
Grafton 74Thomas Newnham
Conqueror 74Thomas Watson
Vengeance 74John Holloway
Alfred 74William Bayne
Montagu 74John Houlton
Ajax 74Samuel Uvedale
Yarmouth 64Nathaniel Bateman
Trident 64John Thomas
Intrepid 64The Hon. Henry St John CO Killed
Stirling Castle 64Robert Carkett
Vigilant 64Sir George Home
Medway 60William Affleck
Centurion 50Samuel Wittewronge Clayton
Venus 36James Ferguson
Andromeda 28Henry Bryne
Greyhound 28Archibald Dickson
Pegasus 28John Bazely
Deal Castle 20William Fooks

Royaume de France

French Fleet, Luc Urbain de Bouëxic (Chevalier de Saint Louis)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
White and Blue Squadron
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Le Destin 74 
Vengeur 64 
Le Saint Michel 60 
Pluton 74 
Triomphant 80 Squadron Flagship
Le Souverain 74 
La Solitaire 64 
Le Citoyen 74 Alexandre de Thy (Comte d'Ethy)
White Squadron, Luc Urbain de Bouëxic (Chevalier de Saint Louis)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Caton 64 
La Victoire 74Joseph François Auguste Jules d'Albert de Saint-Hippolyte
Fendant 74 de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil)
Couronne 80 Fleet Flagship
Le Palmier 74 François-Aymar Monteil (Comte de Monteil)
L'Indien 64 
L'Actionnaire 64 
Blue Squadron
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
L'Intrépide 74Chevalier Louis-Guillaume de Parscau
Triton 64 
Le Magnifique 74 
Robuste 74Chevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse)Squadron Flagship
Le Sphinx 64 
L'Artesien 64 Charles Sochet (Seigneur Des Touches)
Hercule 74 Claude-Marguerite François Renart de Fuchsamberg (3rd Marquis d'Amblimont)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Le Dauphin Royal 74 


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