British invasion of the Dutch Cape Colony

Fleet Formed5.1795EWIKI
Fleet Disbanded9.1795EWIKI

Bombay Castle 5.17959.1795John HamiltonFleet disbanded
Brunswick 5.17959.1795Thomas Palmer AcklandFleet disbanded
Deptford 5.17959.1795William MacNamaraFleet disbanded
Earl Cornwallis (26) 5.17959.1795Thomas HodgsonFleet disbanded
Earl Howe 5.17959.1795 Fleet disbanded
Exeter 5.17959.1795Lestock Peach WilsonFleet disbanded
General Coote 5.17959.1795Charles DundasFleet disbanded
Prince of Wales (38) 5.17959.1795 Fleet disbanded


Two squadrons with a small expeditionary force were sent to the Cape.


The transport fleet departed from Portsmouth


The transport fleet departed from St Salvador


The transport fleet arrived at Simons Bay. After landing their troops the east indiamen continued on to India and China.



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