|Admiral the Comte de Grasse's fleet|
Chef d'escadre Louis Antoine de Bougainville
|César||74||captured, but burnt|
|Couronne||80||Claude Mithon de Genouilly|
|Dauphin Royal||70||Pierre, comte de Roquefeuil|
|Duc de Bourgogne||80|
|Triomphant||80||Jean-François Du Cheyron †|
|Ville de Paris||104||François Joseph Paul de Grasse||captured|
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