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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) 1751-1758
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Sunk
Le Prudent (74) 1753-1758
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Burnt
Le Capricieux (64) 1753-1758
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Sunk
Le Bienfaisant (64) 1754-1758
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Captured
Le Célèbre (64) 1757-1758
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
  Sunk
L'Apollon (56) 1740-1758
French 56 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
 
 
Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Aréthuse (32) 1757-1759
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1758 Renamed "Aréthuse"
 
La Comète (30) 1752-1761
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
Echo (28) 1757-1758
French 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1758 Renamed "Echo"
 
La Fidèle (24) 1748-1758
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
 
La Biche (10) 1758-1758
French 10 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
 
La Chevre (10) 1751-1758
French 10 Gun
Unrated Flûte
 
 

Great Britain (Royal Navy) -
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759

 
Ships of the Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Namur (90) 1756-1804
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Mathew BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
Fleet Flagship
Royal William (84) 1757-1813
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1775
Princess Amelia (80) 1757-1788
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1789
Terrible (74) 1747-1763
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Richard CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1763
Northumberland (68) 1750-1780
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Leviathan"
Vanguard (68) 1748-1774
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Orford (68) 1749-1783
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Richard SpryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
Hind (24) 1749-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Robert BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1771
Burford (68) 1757-1785
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1800
Somerset (68) 1748-1778
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
Lancaster (66) 1749-1773
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
George EdgcumbeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1782
Devonshire (70) 1747-1772
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1765
Bedford (64) 1741-1787
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1767 Renamed "Bedford Hulk"
Thorpe FowkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1760
Captain (64) 1743-1777
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Buffalo"
John AmherstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1778
Prince Frederick (64) 1740-1784
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
Pembroke (60) 1757-1793
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
John SimcoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
Kingston (60) 1740-1762
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1778
York (60) 1753-1772
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787
Prince of Orange (60) 1734-1810
British 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
John FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1763
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Patrick BairdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1761
Nottingham (60) 1745-1773
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
 
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
William MantellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1763
Sutherland (50) 1741-1770
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
John RousBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1747
 
Frigates and other vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Juno (32) 1757-1778
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
John VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1787
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Alexander SchombergBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1803
Boreas (28) 1757-1770
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
The Hon. Robert BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1780
Trent (28) 1757-1764
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
John LindsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1787
Gramont (18) 1757-1762
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
John StottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1772
Shannon (28) 1757-1765
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Charles MedowsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1796
Port Mahon (24) 1740-1763
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Samuel WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1781
Nightingale (22) 1746-1783
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Ship
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
Kennington (20) 1756-1774
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Maximilian JacobsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1780
Squirrel (20) 1755-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
John WheelockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
Beaver (18) 1756-1761
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Edward GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
Hunter (10) 1755-1760
British 10 Gun
Hired Cutter
Thomas PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1760
Scarborough (20) 1756-1780
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Robert RouthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1760
Hawke (8) 1756-1759
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Robert HathornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1767
Aetna (16) 1756-1763
British 16 Gun
Unrated Fireship
George BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1788
Lightning (14) 1746-1762
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1755 Renamed "Lightning"
William GoostreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
 

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