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David Manley
02-06-2012, 12:29
The Battle of San Domingo. A squadron of seven ships of the line under the command of Vic Admiral Sir John Duckworth defeats a French squadron of five ships of the line under Rear Admiral Leissegues. Three ships are captured, two wrecked. Three frigates escaped.

More info here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_San_Domingo

Bligh
02-08-2012, 03:28
Could be the basis for a nice little action Dave. It's a pity that we don't have more info on the actual rates of the SOTL.
Bligh.

David Manley
02-08-2012, 10:18
I'll do some digging when I get home, but IIRC the French had a 120 and the rest 74s, the British all 74s. Trouble is I rarely remember correctly :)

Bligh
02-08-2012, 13:54
Cheers Dave.
I only saw the 120 mentioned, but was sure that you would know the answer.
Bligh.

csadn
02-08-2012, 16:07
Could be the basis for a nice little action Dave. It's a pity that we don't have more info on the actual rates of the SOTL.
Bligh.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_battle_at_the_Battle_of_San_Domingo

Bligh
02-09-2012, 01:58
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_battle_at_the_Battle_of_San_Domingo
Thanks for that Chris. I think that gives me enough information to get started.
Rob.