British Ships at the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801

List of the British ships of the line in Lord Nelson's Squadron at the battle of Copenhagen.

Ship

Guns

Commander

Killed

Wounded
Elephant 74 Vice Admiral Lord Nelson
Captain Thomas Foley
10 13
Defiance 74 Captain Richard Retalick 24 51
Edgar 74 Captain George Murray 31 111
Monarch 74 Captain James Mosse (killed) 56 161
Bellona 74 Captain Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson 11 72
Ganges 74 Captain Thomas Fremantle 7 1
Russell 74 Captain William Cuming 0 6
Agamemnon 64 Captain Robert Fancourt 0 0
Ardent 64 Captain Thomas Bertie 30 64
Polyphemus 64 Captain John Lawford 6 25
Glatton 54 Captain William Bligh 18 37
Isis 50 Captain James Walker 33 88

List of British frigates in Lord Nelson's Squadron

Ship

Guns

Commander

Killed

Wounded
Amazon 38 Captain Edward Riou (Killed) 14 23
Desiree 40 Captain Henry Inman 0 4
Blanche 36 Captain Graham Hamond 7 9
Alcmene 32 Captain Samuel Sutton 5 19
Jamaica 26 Captain Jonas Rose - -
Arrow 30 Captain WIlliam Bolton - -
Dart 30 Captain John Devonshire 3 1

Ships in Admiral Parker's Squadron at the battle of Copenhagen

Ship

Guns

Commander

London
98
Admiral Sir Hyde Parker
Captain William Domett
Captain Robert Otway
St. George
98
Captain Thomas Hardy
Warrior
74
Captain Charles Tyler
Defence
74
Captain Lord Henry Paulet
Saturn
74
Captain Robert Lambert
Ramilles
74
Captain James Dixon
Raisonnable
64
Captain John Dilkes
Veteran
64
Captain Archibald Dickson

Taken from Clowes, W. L., The Royal Navy, A History from the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol. IV, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London, 1899

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J . (5 February 2006) British Ships at the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801 , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/lists_copenhagen_british.html

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