British Battles of the 18th Century – Sea

Battle Year Country Conflict Outcome
Vigo Bay 1701 Spain War of the Spanish Succession Allied Victory
Málaga 1704 Spain War of the Spanish Succession Inconclusive
Cape Passaro 1718 Spain War of the Quadruple Alliance British Victory
Nassau 1720 Bahamas War of the Quadruple Alliance British / French / Dutch Victory
La Guaira 1739 West Indies War of Jenkins’ Ear Spanish Victory
Porto Bello 1739 Panama War of Jenkin’s Ear British Victory
San Lorenzo el Real Chagres 1740 Panama War of Jenkin’s Ear British Victory
Cartagena de Indias 1741 Columbia War of Jenkin’s Ear Spanish Victory
Toulon (1744) 1744 France War of the Austrian Succession Inconclusive
Santiago de Cuba (1748) 1748 Cuba War of Jenkin’s Ear Spanish Victory
Havana (1748) 1748 Cuba War of Jenkin’s Ear British Victory
Minorca (1756) 1756 Spain Seven Year’s War Pro-French Victory
Negapatam (1758) 1756 Tamil Nadu Seven Year’s War Inconclusive
Lagos 1759 Portugal Seven Year’s War Pro-British Victory
Pondicherry 1759 Tamil Nadu Seven Year’s War Inconclusive
Quiberon Bay 1759 France Seven Year’s War Pro-British Victory
Valcour Island 1776 New York American Revolutionary War French Victory
Ushant (1778) 1778 France American Revolutionary War Inconclusive
St. Lucia 1778 West Indies American Revolutionary War British Victory
Grenada 1779 West Indies American Revolutionary War French Victory
Cape St. Vincent (1780) 1780 Portugal American Revolutionary War British Victory
Martinique (1780) 1780 West Indies American Revolutionary War Inconclusive
Porto Praya 1781 Cape Verde American Revolutionary War French Victory
Fort Royal 1781 West Indies American Revolutionary War French Victory
Dogger Bank (1781) 1781 North Sea American Revolutionary War Inconclusive
Chesapeake 1781 Virgina Capes American Revolutionary War French Victory
Ushant (1781) 1781 France American Revolutionary War British Victory
Saint Kitts 1782 West Indies American Revolutionary War British Victory
Sadras 1782 Tamil Nadu American Revolutionary War French Victory
Saintes 1782 West Indies American Revolutionary War British Victory
Providien 1782 Sri Lanka American Revolutionary War French Victory
Negapatam (1782) 1782 Tamil Nadu American Revolutionary War Inconclusive
Trincomalee 1782 Sri Lanka American Revolutionary War French Victory
Cuddalore (1783) 1783 Tamil Nadu American Revolutionary War French Victory
Prairial  (Glorious First of June) 1794 France First Napoleonic War British Victory
Cape St Vincent (1797) 1797 Portugal First Napoleonic War British Victory
Camperduin 1797 Netherlands First Napoleonic War British Victory
Nile (Aboukir Bay) 1798 Egypt First Napoleonic War British Victory

18th Century Naval Battles With British Involvement

 

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Twenty Biggest Battles of the 18th Century

15th-at-emsdorf

Battle Year Country Troops Conflict Outcome
Oudenarde 1708 Belgium 165,000 War of the Spanish Succession Allied Victory
Panipat 1791 India 160,000 Afghan – Maratha Wars Afghan Victory
Malplaquet 1709 France 160,000 War of the Spanish Succession Allied Victory
Villinghausen 1761 Germany 155,000 Seven Years War Pro-British Victory
Stavuchany 1737 Ukraine 150,000 Russian-Ottoman Wars Russian Victory
Tourcoing 1794 France 144,000 First Napoleonic War French Victory
Grocka 1739 Serbia 140,000 Ottoman-Hapsburg Wars Ottoman Victory
Lauffeld 1747 Netherlands 140,000 War of the Austrian Succession French Victory
Prague 1757 Czech Republic 127,000 Seven Years War Pro-British Victory
Ramillies 1706 Belgium 122,000 War of the Spanish Succession Allied Victory
Kagul 1770 Moldavia 115,000 Russian-Ottoman Wars Russian Victory
Fleurus 1794 France 115,000 First Napoleonic War French Victory
Kunersdorf 1759 Germany 112,000 Seven Years War Pro-British Victory
Breslau 1757 Poland 112,000 Seven Years War Pro-French Victory
Hochkirch 1758 Germany 110,000 Seven Years War Pro-French Victory
Blenheim 1704 Netherlands 108,000 War of the Spanish Succession Allied Victory
Fontenoy 1745 France 102,000 War of the Austrian Succession French Victory
Hastenbeck 1757 Hanover 95,000 Seven Years War Pro-French Victory
Siege of Maastricht 1748 Netherlands 93,000 War of the Austrian Succession French Victory
Piacenza 1746 Italy 85,000 War of the Austrian Succession Allied Victory

Twenty Biggest Battles of the 18th Century by Combatants

 

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