Howe's encounter with d'Estaing

11th August 1778
Part of : The American War of Independence (1775/04/19 - 1784/01/14)
Previous action : Second Battle of Pondicherry 10.8.1778
Next action : Renown vs Languedoc 13.8.1778

 

Great Britain

 
British Fleet, Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Roebuck (44) Andrew Snape Hamond (1738-1828)
Venus (36) William Peere Williams (1740/41-1832)
Pearl (32) John Linzee (d.1799)
Richmond (32) John Lewis Gidoin (c.1727-1796)
Vigilant (22) Brabazon Christian (1755-1789)
Sphinx (20) Alexander Graeme (1741-1818)
Strombolo (14) Peter Aplin (1753-1817)
Sulphur (8) James Watt (c.1733-1782)
Volcano (8) William Henry King O'Hara (d.1789)
 

Royaume de France

 
French Fleet, Jean Baptiste Charles Henri d'Hector, comte d'Estaing (1729-1794)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

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