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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,

Trying to protect 26 merchant ships

Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Annibal (74) 1778-1794
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1786 Renamed "Achille"
 
Renforts français,
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Vengeur (64) 1765-1785
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Le Refléchi (64) 1776-1793
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1793 Renamed "Turot"
 

Great Britain

 
British Squadron,
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782

13 ships in total

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Walter GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1755
CO Killed
Elizabeth (74) 1769-1797
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
 

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Posted by Steve lockhart on Tuesday 7th of December 2021 14:10

Princess Royal (98) Suffolk (74) Grafton (74) Magnificent (74)
Vengeance (74) Cornwall (74) Sultan (74) Albion (74) Stirling Castle (74) Elizabeth (74) Conqueror (74) Medway (60) Preston (50) Boreas (28). Source : Easy Prizes for the Leeward Islands Fleet, Richard Hiscocks, 2017

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