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  • Hebe (38) 1782-1811
    British 38 Gun
    5th Rate Frigate
    1805 Renamed "Blonde"
    (1782)
  • Daniel WaudbyBritish
    Naval Sailor
    Service 1739-1779
  • Culloden (74) 1783-1813
    British 74 Gun
    3rd Rate Ship of the Line
    (1783)
  • Dragon (64) 1744-1783
    Spanish 64 Gun
    3rd Rate Ship of the Line
    (1744)
  • Centurion (60) 1733-1769
    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    1744 Renamed "Eagle"
    1745 Renamed "Centurion"
    (1733)
  • Centurion (60) 1733-1769
    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    1744 Renamed "Eagle"
    1745 Renamed "Centurion"
    (1733)
  • Windsor (60) 1695-1725
    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    (1695)
  • Welcome 1686-1688
    British Merchant East Indiaman
    (1686)
  • Samuel BurgessBritish
    Naval Sailor
    Service 1790-1830
  • Thomas BaddisonBritish
    Privateer
    Service 1756
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Battle of Cape St. Vincent

Battle of Cape Santa Maria

The Moonlight Battle

16th January 1780
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Attack on the Caracas Convoy 8.1.1780
Next action : 1st Action off Monti Christi 20.3.1780

 

Spain

 
Spanish squadron,
Juan Cayetano de LangaraSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1825
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Fénix (80) 1749-1780
Spanish 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Francisco Javier de Melgarejo y RojasSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1820
Fleet Flagship Captured
San Justo (74) 1779-1828
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Francisco UrreiztietaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
San Lorenzo (74) 1768-1815
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Juan Araoz y CaroSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1782
San Julián (74) 1768-1780
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Juan Rodriguez Valcarce (Marques de Medina)Spanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
Captured
Santo Domingo (74) 1769-1780
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Ignacio Miguel Mendizábal y VildosolaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1780
Sunk
San Agustín (74) 1768-1805
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Vicente Doz y FunesSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1823
Princessa (70) 1750-1780
Spanish 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Manuel LeónSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
Captured
San Eugenio (70) 1775-1804
Spanish 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Antonio Del MonteSpanish
Naval Sailor
Sunk
San Genaro (68) 1765-1801
Spanish 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Félix Ignacio de Tejada y Suárez de LaraSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
Diligente (68) 1756-1780
Spanish 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Antonio de Albornoz y MantillaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
Captured
Monarca (68) 1756-1780
Spanish 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Antonio OyarbideSpanish
Naval Sailor
Captured
Santa Cecilia (34) 1777-1797
Spanish 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Domingo Pérez de Grandallana y SierraSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1805
Santa Rosalia (26) 1767-1803
Spanish 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Antonio OrtegaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
 

Great Britain

 
English Squadron,
Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Royal George (100) 1756-1782
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
John BourmasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1804
Fleet Flagship
Sandwich (90) 1759-1810
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Walter YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1783
Squadron Flagship
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Philip PattonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1814
Squadron Flagship
Ajax (74) 1767-1785
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Samuel UvedaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1790
Edgar (74) 1779-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1814 Renamed "Retribution"
John ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1808
Defence (74) 1762-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
James CranstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1783
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Adam DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1849
Montagu (74) 1779-1818
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John HoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1790
Invincible (74) 1765-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1805
Cumberland (74) 1774-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Joseph PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
Resolution (74) 1770-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1805
Marlborough (74) 1767-1800
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Taylor PennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1783
Terrible (74) 1762-1781
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John Leigh DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1810
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Edmund AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1787
Bienfaisant (64) 1758-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John MacbrideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
Apollo (32) 1763-1786
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1774 Renamed "Apollo"
Philimon PownollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1762
Triton (28) 1773-1796
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Skeffington LutwidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1810
 

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