Ship Guns Commander Royal Oak 64 Gerard Elwes, flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir George Rooke Breda 62 flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas Hopsonn Monmouth 58 Peter Pickard Lumley Castle (M) 56 George Meester Monck 52 Stafford Fairborne Lion 52 Thomas Gardner Loyal Merchant (M) 50 Philip Harris Princess Anne (M) 48 William Wakelin Tiger Prize 48 Robert Sincock Woolwich 46 Christopher Myngs Newcastle 46 John Baker Chatham 44 John Leader Smyrna Factor (M) 40 Edward Littleton Sheerness 28 John Norris Lark 16 Peter Wotton Admiraal Generaal 84 Rear-Admiral P. van der Goes Gelderland 72 Andries Stilte Zeeland 64 Philip Schrijver Wapen van Medemblik 64 Juriaan van der Poel Oost-Stellingwerf 52 ? Nijmegen 50 ? Schiedam 50 W. van Rechteren Wapen van den Schermer 44 ? Salamander, bomb vessel ? Suzanna, bomb vessel ? Dispatch, brigantine 2 Thomas Peacok Speedwell, fireship 8 Thomas Simonds Vulture, fireship 8 William Lindsey Muscovia Merchant, storeship Daniel Parsons two Dutch fireshipsThe battle went badly for the Allies, as two Dutch ships were lost, the Wapen van Medemblik and the Zeeland, as well as 92 merchantships "taken, burnt, or sunk". The result could have been worse, if the French captains had followed Tourville's orders. The battle was fought near Lagos, Portugal and Cape St. Vincent. Sources:
- R. C. Anderson, Lists of Men-of-War 1650-1700: Part I English Ships 1649-1702, 1966.
- William Laird Clowes, The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol.II, 1898.
- A. Vreugdenhil, Ships of the United Netherlands 1648-1702, 1938.