Battle of Vigo

12th October 1702
Part of : War of Spanish Succession (1701 - 1714)
Previous action : Benbow vs DuCasse 20.8.1702 - 24.8.1702
Next action : Action of 10th April 1703 10.4.1703

 

Allied (Royaume de France & Spain)

 
French Fleet, François Louis Rousselet (Comte de Chateaurenault) (1637-1716)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
L'Oriflamme (64) Chevalier Edme-Elie Certaines de Fricambault (1660-1702) Exploded
Le Saint Paul d'Ostende (14) Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)
Le Fort (68)  Fleet Flagship Sunk
L'Espérance d'Angleterre (70) Chevalier Antoine de la Haye du Coudray (Chevalier de Montbault) (1642-1712)
Le Prompt (70)  
Le Superbe (68)  
Le Bourbon (68) Chevalier Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière) (1646-1737)
Le Ferme (66) Félix de Beaussier (d.1724)
La Sirène (60)  
L'Assuré (60) Chevalier Philippe-César d'Aligre de Saint-Lié (2nd Baron de La Mothe) (1650-1720)
La Prudent (60)  
Le Modéré (52)  
Le Solide (50) Gilles des Nos de Champmeslin (Comte des Nos de Champmeslin) (1653-1726)
Le Triton (44) Claude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)
La Dauphine (40)  
 

Allied (Kingdom of England & Dutch Republic)

 
British Fleet
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Royal Sovereign (100) John Fletcher (d.1704/5), Thomas Ley (d.1702)
Association (90) John Leake (1656-1720), William Bokenham (d.1702)
Barfleur (90) Francis Wyvell (d.1729)
Torbay (80) Andrew Leake (d.1704)
Ranelagh (80) Richard Fitzpatrick (d.1727)
Somerset (80) Thomas Dilkes (d.1706)
Cambridge (80) Richard Lestock (d.1713)
Slot van Muiden (74) Philip Schriver (d.1711)
Lennox (70) William Jumper (d.1714/15)
Essex (70) John Hubbard (d.1723), Richard White (d.1700)
Bedford (70) Henry Haughton (d.1703)
Orford (70) Sir John Norris (1670-1749)
Kent (70) John Jennings (1664-1743)
Berwick (70) Sir Richard Edwards
Northumberland (70) James Greenway (d.1703)
Swiftsure (64) Robert Wynn
Monmouth (64) John Baker (1660-1716)
Mary (60) Edward Hopson (1671-1728)
Pembroke (60) Thomas Hardy (1666-1732)
Hawk (28) Jordan Sandys (d.1734)
Vulture (28) Thomas Long (d.1710)
Hunter (28) Sir Charles Rich (3rd Baronet Rich, of London) (1680-1706)
Lightning (28) Thomas Mitchell
Phoenix (28) John Mitchell
Terrible (26) Edward Rumsey (d.1710)
Griffin (8) William Scalley (d.1703)
 

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Posted by Cy on Friday 23rd of August 2019 12:42

Looks like this is an incomplete list


Posted by Tom Jensen on Friday 23rd of August 2019 08:43

Should the Dutch first rate Zeven Provincien (92) be present in this battle?
The wikipedia entry on the Battle shows an image on the right of the "Breaking the Boom" section supposedly showing her.

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