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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