Battle of Cape St. Vincent

Battle of Cape St. Vincent: 14th February 1797

February 14th 1797 - Nelson's forgotten battle!

The Battle of Cape St. Vincent
February 14th 1797

the battle develops
Form Line of Battle
Engage the enemy more closely
Nelson takes decisive action

Dramatis personnae: People at St. Vincent

Admiral Sir John Jervis
Commodore Nelson
Captains Collingwood, Foley and Cockburn
Casualties - the aftermath of battle

HMS Victory

Flagship of Admiral Sir John Jervis at St. Vincent

Visit HMS Victory, flagship of the Second Sea Lord, Commander in Chief Naval Home Command, preserved in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Battle of Cape St. Vincent: Bicentenary commemorative web site


St. Vincent College wishes to thank the following for their support in the creation of these pages

St. Vincent 1797 - main title page

Web site creation: Peter Milford, February 1997
St. Vincent College, Gosport