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Naples [Fort St. Elmo}

Battle Name : Naples [Fort St. Elmo}

Date(s) : 29 June 1799 - 11 July 1799

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [British & Portugese] over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land, Seige


After the fall of Naples the French maintained a foothold in the province. Fort St. Elmo was in the city of Naples. A force under the command of Captain Troubridge R.N. consisted of British and Portugese marines. After a short siege the French surrendered and were taken to France in British ships.


The port and city of Naples on the west coast of central Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
800 (100.00%)

Coalition Forces [British & Portugese]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
122 (7.63%)