Action off Sumatra

9th September 1796
Part of : The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)
Previous action : Destruction of the Andromaque 22.8.1796 - 23.8.1796
Next action : Pelican vs Médée 23.9.1796


Great Britain

British Ships
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Victorious (74) John Brown (1751-1808)17 killed , 57 wounded
Arrogant (74) Richard Lucas7 killed , 27 wounded

République Française

French Squadron, Pierre César Charles Guillaume de Sercey (1753-1836)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Vertu (40) Jean Marthe Adrien L'Hermitte (1766-1826)9 killed, 15 wounded
La Seine (40) Latour (d.1796)18 killed, 44 wounded CO Killed
La Forte (38) Hubert Le Loup de Beaulieu (d.1799)6 killed, 17 wounded
La Cybèle (36) Pierre Julien Tréhouart (1759-1804)4 killed, 13 wounded
La Régénéré (40) Jean Baptiste Philibert Willaumez (1761-1845)no casulaties
La Prudente (36) Charles René Magon de Médine (1763-1805)3 killed, 9 wounded



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