Encounter at Sandy Hook

22nd July 1778
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Alert vs Coureur 17.6.1778
Next action : 1st Battle of Ushant 27.7.1778

 

Great Britain

 
British Fleet, Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Phoenix (44) Hyde Parker (1739-1807)
Roebuck (44) Andrew Snape Hamond (1738-1828)
Pearl (32) John Linzee (d.1799)
Maidstone (28) Alan Gardner (1742-1809)
Vigilant (22) Brabazon Christian (1755-1789)
Thunder (8) James Gambier (1756-1833)
 

Royaume de France

 
French Fleet, Jean Baptiste Charles Henri d'Hector, comte d'Estaing (1729-1794)
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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 23rd of December 2019 05:20

Further to the vessels listed, I have:
Ardent64 Captain George Keppel, Rear-Admiral Blue James Gambier
Preston50 Captain Samuel Uppleby, Commodore William Hotham
Isis50 Captain John Raynor
Somerset68 Captain George Ourry
Trident64 Captain Anthony James Pye Molloy, Commodore John Elliot
Admiral d'Estaing arrived off Sandy Hook but failed to the force under Admiral Howe

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