Expedition against Belle-Isle

29th March 1761 - 11th June 1761
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Rippon v L'Achille 9.3.1761 - 10.3.1761
Next action : Isis vs L'Oriflamme 1.4.1761

 

Great Britain (Royal Navy) - Augustus Keppel (1725-1786)

 
Ships of the Line
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Valiant (74) Adam Duncan (1731-1804)Fleet Flagship
Sandwich (90) Richard Norbury (c.1720-1800)
Torbay (74) William Brett (c.1718-1769)
Dragon (74) Augustus John Hervey (1724-1779)
Temeraire (74) Matthew Barton (1716-1795)
Prince of Orange (60) Samuel Wallis (1728-1795)
Swiftsure (68) Sir Thomas Stanhope (c.1718-1770)
Essex (64) Alexander Schomberg (c.1726-1804)
Hampton Court (64) Carr Scrope (c.1719-1762)
Achilles (60)  
 
Reinforcments
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Monmouth (70) John Storr (c.1709-1783)
Buckingham (68) Peter Parker (1715-1811)
Burford (68) James Gambier (1723-1789)
Chichester (68) William Saltern Willett (d.1769)
Trident (64) Benjamin Clive (d.1764)
 
Frigates
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Lynn (44) Walter Stirling (1718-1786)
Launceston Edmund Affleck (1725-1788)
Melampe (36) William Hotham (1736-1813)
Adventure (32) Mathew Moore (d.1787)
Southampton (32) Charles Antrobus (1725-1769)
Actaeon (28) Paul Henry Ourry (1719-1783)
Flamborough (20) Samuel Thompson (1718-1813)
Aldborough (20) Mitchell Graham (c.1734-1795)
 
Supporting Vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Escort (14) Charles Ellys (c.1730-1794) Sloop
Fly (8) George Gayton (1724-1797) Sloop
Druid (10) John Luttrell (d.1829) Sloop
Firedrake (10) James Orrok (c.1721-c.1763) Bomb vessel
Infernal (14) James Mackenzie (c.1715-1789) Bomb vessel
Furnace (8) James Chaplen (c.1724-1766) Bomb vessel
Aetna (16) Michael Henry Pascal (d.1786) Fireship
Vesuvius (14) James Chads (c.1724-1781) Fireship
 
Blockading Squadron off Brest, Mathew Buckle (1716-1784)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Namur (90) Mathew Buckle (1716-1784)Squadron Flagship
Union (90) Thomas Evans (d.1775)
Royal William (84) Hugh Pigot (1722-1792)
Princess Amelia (80) John Bray (d.1795)
Hero (74) George Edgcumbe (1720-1795)
Fame (74) John Byron (1723-1786)
Mars (74) James Young (1717-1789)
Bedford (64) John Lockhart (1721-1790)
Prince Frederick (64) Jervis Maplesden (c.1705-1781)
Lion (58) Sir Edward Le Cras (c.1718-1784)
Rippon (60) Edward Jekyll (d.1776)
Tweed (32) William Paston (1731-1774)
Aquilon (28) Chaloner Ogle (1738-1816)
Unicorn (28) Thomas Graves (1725-1802)
 

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