Honour - Porto Novo 1759

Date - 10-September
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - Seven Years War; 1756-63

Description The Battle took place at 11 03' N,  79 45' E, about 25 miles south-east of Porto Novo on the coromandel coast of India, near Cuddalore. Between a squadron of 10 British ships under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and a French squadron of 11 ships under Commodore D'Ache.

It was the third battle in the area and although inconclusive ended with the advantage to the British.


HM Ships
Cumberland  Elizabeth  Grafton  Newcastle  Queenborough 
Salisbury  Sunderland  Tiger  Weymouth  Yarmouth 
This page last edited - 12 December, 2012.

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