Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

British Naval Battles of 1700s

British Naval Battles of 1700s. The chief battles of the British Navy in the 1700s are the following: -

1702. Aug. 20-24. - Off Santa Martha. Drawn battle between Benbow and Du Casse.
1702. Oct. 12. - Vigo. Rooke defeated the Franco-Spanish squadron.
1704. Aug. 13. - Malaga. Rooke defeated the Comte de Toulouse.
1708. May 28. - Carthagena. Wager defeated the Spanish.
1718. Aug. 11. - Cape Passaro. Byng defeated the Spanish.
1739. Nov. 21. - Vernon captured Porto Bello.
1744. Feb. 11. - Toulon. Drawn battle between the English and the Franco-Spanish.
1747. May 3. - Finisterre. Anson defeated De la Jonquiere.
1747. Oct. 14. - Finisterre. Hawke defeated De Letendeur.
1748. Oct. 1. - Havana. Knowles defeated the Spanish.
1756. May 20. - Minorca. Indecisive action between Byng and La Galisonniere.
1758. April 29. - Negapatam. Indecisive action between Pocock and d'Ache.
1758. Aug. 3. - Pocock engaged d'Ache in the East Indies.
1759. Aug. 18-19. - Barbary. Boscawen defeated De la Clue.
1759. Sept. 10. - Ceylon. Indecisive action between Pocock and d'Ache.
1759. Nov. 20. - Belle Isle. Hawke defeated Conflans.
1778. July 27. - Brest. Indecisive action between Keppel and d'Orvilliers.
1779. July 6. - Grenada. Byron defeated d'Estaing.
1780. Jau. 16. - Cape St. Vincent. Rodney defeated De Langara.
1780. April 17. - Martinique. Indecisive action between Rodney and De Guichen.
1780. May 19. - Rodney engaged De Guichen in the West Indies.
1781. April 29. - Martinique. Indecisive actions between Hood and De Grasse.
1781. Aug. 5. - Dogger Bank. Hyde Parker defeated Zoutman.
1781. Sept. 5. - Lynn Haven. Indecisive action between Graves and De Grasse.
1782. Jan. 25, etc. - St. Christopher. Indecisive action between Hood and De Grasse.
1782. Feb. 17. - Pondicherry. Indecisive action between Hughes and De Suffren.
1782. April 12. - Ceylon. Indecisive action between Hughes and De Suffren.
1782. April 12. - Martinique. Rodney defeated De Grasse.
1782. July 5. - Negapatam. Indecisive action between Hughes and De Suffren.
1782. Sept. 3. - Trincomalee. Indecisive action between Hughes and De Suffren.
1783. June 20. - Cuddalore. Indecisive action between Hughes and De Suffren.
1794. May 28 - June 1. - Bay of Biscay, Howe defeated Villaret-Joyeuse.
1795. March 13, 14. - Genoa. Hotham defeated Martin.
1795. June 17. - Bay of Biscay. Cornwallis engaged and eluded a superior force under Villaret-Joveuse.
1795. June 23. - Belle Isle. Bridport defeated Villaret-Joyeuse.
1795. July 12. - Hyeres. Unsatisfactory action between Hotham and the French.
1797. Feb. 14. - Cape St. Vincent. Jervis and Nelson defeated the Spanish.
1797. July 22, 24. - Santa Cruz. Nelson repulsed by the Spanish.
1797. Oct. 11. - Camperdown. Duncan defeated De Winter.
1798. Aug. 1 - Aboukir Bay. Nelson defeated Brueys.
1797. Oct. 12. - Donegal Bay. Warren defeated Bompart.

Click for more about Winter