Armand Blanquet Du Chayla

Count Armand Blanquet du Chayla (9 May 1759 – 29 April 1826) was an officer in the French Navy, most famous as second in command of the French fleet during its defeat at the Battle of the Nile.

Read more about Armand Blanquet Du Chayla:  Early Actions, Battle of The Nile, and Aftermath

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Armand Blanquet Du Chayla - Battle of The Nile, and Aftermath
... In 1798, as a rear admiral, Chayla hoisted his flag aboard the Franklin as second in command of the fleet under Admiral François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers during the ... Chayla fought gallantly during the battle and tried in vain to persuade Brueys to order the fleet to set sail ... After his return to France, Chayla was a fierce critic of the tactics of Villeneuve, Decrès and Ganteaume, and resigned in 1803 ...

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