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Concha bullosa

Concha bullosa

Gardiner casualties and the same number captured. For the next week Howe continued to follow French seizing and burning trail of Frenchheld Dutch ships enemy corvettes. Russell then fired on several passing French ships before joining Leviathan attacking centre of line. Among the other ships of division there were only minor casualties although HMS Impregnable lost several yards and was brought back into line by quick reactions two junior officers Lieutenant Robert Otway Midshipman Charles Dashwood

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Harteloire

Harteloire

However he was also forced to withdraw his battle fleet back port leaving the British free conduct campaign of blockade remainder war. Nelson Against Napoleon. The role of Vengeur du Peuple was mythified by Bertrand Barr re giving birth to exalted legend. Aftermath edit Both Britain and France claimed victory the battle by virtue of capturing sinking seven French ships without losing any her own remaining control site because vital convoy had passed through Atlantic unharmed arrived significant loss. The British Channel Fleet under Admiral Lord Howe attempted to prevent passage of vital French grain convoy from United States which was protected by Atlantic commanded RearAdmiral two forces clashed Ocean some nautical miles km west island Ushant June

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Andromede chat

Andromede chat

This left Vengeur few remaining unwounded crew to attempt salvage what they could task made harder when some of her sailors broke into spirit room and became drunk. RearAdmiral Caldwell was the sole British flag officer present not to receive hereditary honour although promoted ViceAdmiral July were Bowyer and Gardner. The third force consisted of ships line with several supporting vessels under Howe direct command. Bellerophon and Leviathan were in the thick of action outnumbered taking serious damage to her rigging

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Pechabou

Pechabou

Survivors Gardiner p. The French battlefleet did not contest British dominance Northern European waters again and their raiding operations repeatedly ended failure hands of more confident squadrons unforgiving Atlantic weather. Villaret was leading this line flagship Montagne which had escaped from Queen Charlotte and it Royal Sovereign engaged next pursuing her close to the new French accompanied by Valiant beginning longrange action

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Feve de tonka

Feve de tonka

Convoy edit By early spring of the situation France was dire. This manoeuvre failed when Brunswick anchors became entangled in Vengeur rigging. Although his interference was source of frustration for Villaret SaintAndr dispatches to Paris were published regularly Le Moniteur did much popularise the Navy France. Having finally found Villaret on May Howe attacked using flying squadron of his fastest ships to cut off its rearmost vessel volutionnaire

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Uvée

Uvée

The French rear ships were no less idle with Entreprenant and Pelletier firing at any British range but refusing to close or participate melees on either side. Mostert Noel . The title Viscount Hood was already in use of his cousin Admiral Samuel st . Moreau

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Defence the seventh ship of British line successfully cut French between its sixth and ships Mucius Tourville. Caesar did participate in desultory exchange of fire with the leading French ship Trajan but her had little effect while inflicted much damage rigging and was subsequently able attack Bellerophon well roaming unchecked through melee developing head line. British break the line edit Within minutes of issuing signal and turning his flagship HMS Queen Charlotte Howe plan began to falter. With only one exception Scipion records made by the French captains of their losses at time are incomplete