Combat de la Martinique

18th December 1779
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Tartar vs Santa Margarita 11.11.1779
Next action : Action of 1779-12-21 21.12.1779 - 22.12.1779

 

Royaume de France

 
Secours français, Chevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte) (1720-1791)

Trying to protect 26 merchant ships

Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Annibal (74) Chevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte) (1720-1791)
 
Renforts français, Chevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte) (1720-1791)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Vengeur (64)  
Le Refléchi (64) Armand-François Cillart de Surville (Seigneur de Suville et de Kerguezennec) (1730-1801)
 

Great Britain

 
British Squadron, Hyde Parker (1713/14-1783)

13 ships in total

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Conqueror (74) Walter Griffith (1727-1779) CO Killed
Elizabeth (74) Frederick Lewis Maitland (1729/30-1786)
 

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