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 17th June 1778
Next action : 1st Battle of Ushant 27th July 1778


Great Britain

British Fleet, Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Phoenix 44Hyde Parker
Roebuck 44Andrew Snape Hamond
Pearl 32John Linzee
Maidstone 28Alan Gardner
Vigilant 22Brabazon Christian
Thunder 8James Gambier

Royaume de France

French Fleet, Jean Baptiste Charles Henri d'Hector, comte d'Estaing
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes



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