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2nd Battle of Tobago

11th December 1677 - 12th December 1677
Part of : Franco-Dutch War (1672 - 1678)
Previous action : First Battle of Ouessant 13.7.1677
Next action : Second Battle of Ouessant 17.3.1677/78


Dutch Republic

Dutch vessels,
Jacob BinckesDutch
Naval Sailor
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Beschermer (54) 1665-1677
Dutch 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Jacob BinckesDutch
Naval Sailor
Fleet Flagship Captured but Admiral Binckes and the majority of his officers not on board , killed in the explosion of the fortress of Tobago
Precieux (58) 1677-1677
Dutch 58 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Naval Sailor
Service 1677
Captured but his captain escape in a galiot or chaloupe
Zeelandia (34) 1643-1677
Dutch 34 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

Royaume de France (Marine Royale) -
Jean d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1688

Gorée Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Terrible (70) 1670-1678
French 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Nicholas Lefèvre de MéricourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1678
Fleet Flagship
Le Tonnant (64) 1670-1678
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
François-Bénédict de Rouxel (Marquis de Grancey)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
L'Hercule (52) 1673-1678
French 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Chevalier Pierre Le Bret (Chevalier de Flacourt)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1684
Prince (50) 1670-1678
French 50 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Prince"
Duc (48) 1669-1691
French 48 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Duc"
de Montbron (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
Alcyon (44) 1669-1686
French 44 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
1671 Renamed "Alcyon"
Etoile (36) 1673-1696
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frégate à deux batteries
1675 Renamed "Etoile"
Antilles Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Belliqueux (66) 1669-1678
French 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1678 Renamed "Courtisan"
1671 Renamed "Belliqueux"
André de NesmondFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1695
Squadron Flagship
Bourbon (48) 1670-1678
French 48 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1670 Renamed "Bourbon"
Marc-Hyacinthe Rosmadec (Marquis de Rosmadec)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
Brillant (36) 1671-1694
French 36 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Brillant"
1678 Renamed "Triton"
Louis Chadeau de la ClocheterieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678



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