The Siege of Louisbourg

6th June 1758 - 27th July 1758
Fought at : Louisbourg - Nova Scotia - Île Royale
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Raid on Saint-Malo 5.6.1758 - 12.6.1758
Next action : Battle of Negapatam 3.8.1758

 

Royaume de France

 
Ships of the Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Entreprenant (74)   Sunk
Le Prudent (74)   Burnt
Le Capricieux (64)   Sunk
Bienfaisant (64)   Captured
Le Célèbre (64)   Sunk
L'Apollon (56)  
 
Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Aréthuse (32)  
La Comète (30)  
Echo (28)  
La Fidèle (24)  
Biche (10)  
Chevre (10)  
 

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

 
Ships of the Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Namur (90) Mathew Buckle (1716-1784)Fleet Flagship
Royal William (84) Thomas Evans (d.1775)
Princess Amelia (80) John Bray (d.1795)
Terrible (74) Richard Collins (d.1779)
Northumberland (68) Lord Alexander Colville (7th Viscount Colville of Culross) (1717-1770)
Vanguard (68) Robert Swanton (d.1765)
Orford (68) Richard Spry (1715-1775)
Hind (24) Robert Bond (c.1722-1772)
Burford (68) James Gambier (1723-1789)
Somerset (68) Edward Hughes (1720-1794)
Lancaster (66) George Edgcumbe (1720-1795)
Devonshire (70) William Gordon (1705-1769)
Bedford (64) Thorpe Fowke (d.1784)
Captain (64) John Amherst (1718-1778)
Prince Frederick (64) Robert Man (1721-1783)
Pembroke (60) John Simcoe (d.1759)
Kingston (60) William Parry (c.1699-1779)
York (60) Hugh Pigot (1722-1792)
Prince of Orange (60) John Ferguson (c.1708-1767)
Defiance (60) Patrick Baird (1700-1761)
Nottingham (60)  
Centurion (50) William Mantell (c.1714-1765)
Sutherland (50) John Rous (d.1760)
 
Frigates and other vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Juno (32) John Vaughan (c.1715-1789)
Diana (32) Alexander Schomberg (c.1726-1804)
Boreas (28) The Hon. Robert Boyle (1736-1780)
Trent (28) John Lindsay (1737-1788)
Gramont (18) John Stott (c.1729-1778)
Shannon (28) Charles Medows (1737-1816)
Port Mahon (24) Samuel Wallis (1728-1795)
Nightingale (22) James Campbell (c.1714-?)
Kennington (20) Maximilian Jacobs (c.1731-1780)
Squirrel (20) John Wheelock (d.1779)
Beaver (18) Edward Gascoigne (c.1712-1764)
Hunter (10) Thomas Pigot (c.1724-1782)
Scarborough (20) Robert Routh (c.1724-1760)
Hawke (8) Robert Hathorn (c.1719-1789)
Aetna (16) George Balfour (c.1720-1794)
Lightning (14) William Goostrey (d.1762)
 

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