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Encyclopedia > Battle of Cuddalore (1758)
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The naval Battle of Cuddalore took place on 29 April 1758 during the Seven Years War near Cuddalore off the Carnatic coast of India and was an indecisive battle between a British squadron under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and French squadron under Comte d'Aché. British casualties were 29 killed and 89 wounded, while France lost perhaps 600 killed. Jump to: navigation, search April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the 1756–1763 war. ... Cuddalore is a large industrial city in the Tamil Nadu state of southern India. ... Sir George Pocock (March 6, 1706 - April 3, 1792), British admiral, son of Thomas Pocock, chaplain in the navy, entered the navy under the protection of his maternal uncle, Captain Streynsham Master (1682-1724), in the Superbe in 1718. ...


The two squadrons met again on 3 August at the Battle of Negapatam and again on 10 September at the Battle of Pondicherry. Jump to: navigation, search August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... The Battle of Negapatam was an indecisive battle between a British squadron under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and French squadron under Comte dAché off the Carnatic coast of India near Negapatam during the Seven Years War. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... The Battle of Pondicherry was an indecisive battle between a British squadron under Vice-Admiral George Pocock and French squadron under Comte dAché off the Carnatic coast of India near Pondicherry during the Seven Years War. ...


Ships involved:


Britain (George Pocock)

Yarmouth 64 (flag)
Cumberland
Elizabeth
Newcastle
Protector
Queensborough
Salisbury
Tiger
Weymouth
Yarmouth


France (d'Ache)

Zodiaque (flag)
8 other battleships
? 36
frigate


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