Second Battle of Pondicherry

10th August 1778
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : 1st Battle of Ushant 27.7.1778
Next action : Howe's encounter with d'Estaing 11.8.1778

 

Great Britain

 
British Squadron, Sir Edward Vernon (1723-1794)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Rippon (60) George Young (1732-1810)Fleet Flagship
Coventry (28) John Alexander Panton (d.1781)
Seahorse (24) John Alexander Panton (d.1781)
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Cormorant (14) William Owen (1737-1778)
 

Royaume de France

 
French Squadron, Jean-Baptiste-François Lollivier de Tronjoly
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Brillant (64) Jean-Baptiste-François Lollivier de TronjolyFleet Flagship
La Pourvoyeuse (38) Saint-Orens
 

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