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Flotilla Actions

Page history last edited by bryan 13 years, 6 months ago

 

Flotilla Actions

A list of smaller actions involving three or more vessels.

For larger engagements and battles click here

For single ship actions click here

Click on the date for more details and a description of the action.

The First Anglo-Dutch War - Great Britain vs The United Provinces (1652 - 1654)

 

22nd May 1652Notes

 

President vs Zeelandia The Dutch struck after an exchange of fire, but were let go
 
Nightingale Kampen
 
Recovery
 
The Second Anglo-Dutch War - Great Britain vs The United Provinces (1665 - 1667)

 

February 1665Notes

 

Yarmouth (44) vs Eendracht (32) The Dutch were both taken
 
Diamond (44) Jonge Leeuw (22)
 
Mermaid (22)
 
5th February 1667Notes

 

Saint Patrick (48) vs Delft (34) The Malaga Merchant sailed off without engaging, leaving the Saint Patrick to be taken.
 
Malaga Merchant (4) Schakerloo (28)
 
War of Spanish Succession (1701 - 1714)

 

10th April 1703Notes

 

Salisbury vs Adroit The Muscovia Merchant struck immediatly, the Adventure withdrew and the Salisbury was taken after a two hour engagement
 
Adventure Ludlow
 
Muscovia Merchant Milford
 
  A Spanish Man-of-War
 
  A small privateer
 
  A small privateer
 
  A small privateer
 
War of the Austrian Succession (1740 - 1748)

 

19th April 1740Notes

 

Orford (70) vs Princesa (64) The Princesa was taken
 
Kent (70)
 
Lennox (70)
 
25th July 1741Notes

 

Dragon (60) vs Boree (62) The Action was a mistake and the vessels parted the next day with apologies all round
 
Folkestone (44) Aquilon (46)
 
Faversham (44) Flore (26)
 
8th May 1744Notes

 

Northumberland (64) vs Content (64) The Northumberland was taken
 
Mars (64)
 
Venus (26)
 
6th January 1745Notes

 

Hampton Court (64) vs Neptune (74) The Mars was retaken, the other French vessels escaped into brest
 
Captain Fleuron
 
Sunderland (58) Mars (Prize)
 
Dreadnought (60)
 
The American Wars of Independence

 

21st January 1782Notes

 

Hannibal (50) vs Heros (74) The Hannibal was taken
 
Artesien (64)
 
The French Revolutionary Wars (1793 - 1802)

 

23rd April 1794Notes

 

Arethusa (38) vs Engageante (36) Engageante, Pomone and Babet were taken
 
Flora (36) Pomone (40)
 
Melampus (36) Resolue (36)
 
Concorde (36) Babet (20)
 
Nymphe (36)
 
8th June 1794Notes

 

Crescent (36) vs Scevola (44) The British squadron escaped into Guernsey road
 
Druid (32) Brutus (44)
 
Eurydice (24) Danae (36)
 
  Felicite (36)
 
  Unidentified Brig (14)
 
9th March 1797Notes

 

San Fiorenzo (36) vs Resistance (40) Both French ships were taken
 
Nymphe (36) Constance (22)
 
15th July 1798Notes

 

Lion (64) vs Pomona (34) The Santa Dorotea was taken
 
Prosperpine (34)
 
Santa Casilda (34)
 
Santa Dorotea (34)
 
The Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)

 

5th October 1804Notes

 

Medusa (32) vs Fama (34)
 
Indefatigable (44) Medea (40)
 
Amphion (32) Mercedes (36)
 
Lively (38) Santa Clara (40)
 
13th February 1805Notes

 

San Fiorenzo (36) vs Psyche (32) The Psyche was taken
 
Equivoque (4)
 
13th September 1810Notes

 

Africaine (38) vs Astree (40) The Africaine struck but was retaken within hours
 
Iphigenie (36)
 
The American War of Independence - USA vs Great Britain (1775 - 1780)

 

9th March 1778Notes

 

Ariadne vs Alfred Alfred was taken
 
Ceres
 
The War of 1812 - USA vs Great Britain (1812 - 1814)

 

23rd June 1812Notes

 

Belvidera vs President Belvidera escaped
 
Congress
 
3rd June 1813, on Lake ChamplainNotes

 

Gunboat vs Growler Eagle was sunk and Growler run ashore and taken
 
Gunboat Eagle
 
Gunboat
 

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