The naval Battle of Cuddalore took place on 29 April1758 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. ...
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