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Battle Name : Toulon

Date(s) : 18 September 1793 - 18 December 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for French Republican Forces over French Royalist Forces & Allies

Type of battle : Land


The major French Mediterranean port of Toulon was held by the Royalists supported by British, Neapolitan, Sardinian and Spanish troops. There was also close support from a strong Britsh squadron of 12 ships of the line under Admiral Hood. The battle was particularly significant in that Napoleon Bonaparte played an important role in the victory. The British destroyed 14 French ships of the line and took 15 others reinforcing their mastery of the Mediterranean.


A mojor city/port in southern France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Republican Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (6.25%)

French Royalist Forces & Allies

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (18.18%)