First battle of Stromboli

Bataille du Stromboli

Bataille des Iles Lipari

11th February 1674/75
Part of : Franco-Dutch War (1672 - 1678)
Previous action : Attack on the Smyrne Convoi 1.2.1674/75
Next action : Raid on Barletta 21.7.1675 - 22.7.1675

 

Royaume de France

 
French Squadron-9 ships 1 frigate 3 fireship, Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart (Comte de Vivonne than Duc de Vivonne) (1636-1688)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Van Guard, Abraham II Duquesne (1610-1688)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Saint Michel (64) Abraham II Duquesne (1610-1688)Squadron Flagship
Le Fidèle (56) Jacques de Cuers (Seigneur de Cogolin) (1622-1700)
 
Main Division, Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart (Comte de Vivonne than Duc de Vivonne) (1636-1688)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Sceptre (80) Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart (Comte de Vivonne than Duc de Vivonne) (1636-1688)Fleet Flagship
Le Parfait (64) Melchior de Thomas de Châteauneuf (Seigneur de Châteauneuf) (1632-1698)
L'Heureux (52) Michel de Ligny (Chevalier de La Bretesche) (1640-1690)
 
Rear Division, Raymond-Louis Preuilly d'Humières (Marquis de Preuilly d'Humières) (1623-1688)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Triomphant (64) Raymond-Louis Preuilly d'Humières (Marquis de Preuilly d'Humières) (1623-1688)Squadron Flagship
L'Apollon (52) Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711), Louis Forbin
Vaillant (52) Jean-Baptiste d'Augustine de Septèmes (Chevalier de Septèmes) (1640-1697)
 
Convoy (8 transports, 1 hospital ship)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Reinforcments (6 ships, 1 frigate, 3 fireships), Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle) (1627-1681)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Pompeux (72) Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle) (1627-1681)Squadron Flagship
Fier (60) d'Ailly
Prudent (58) Chevalier Jacques Motier (Chevalier de La Fayette) (1620-1680)
Fortuné (54) Pierre Gravier (1630-1690)
Sage (52) Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)
Téméraire (52) Henri Cauchon de L'Héry (Chevalier de L'Héry) (d.1684)
 

Spain

 
Spanish Squadron (20 ships and 17 galleys), Melchor de la Cueva y Enríquez (1625-1686)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Madonna del Populo (40)   Captured
 

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