Le De France

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Naval Operations In The American Revolutionary War - East Indies Campaign, 1778–1783
... de Tronjoly ... and remained quiescent at Bourbon and Île de France until the beginning of 1782 ... the spring of 1781, French Admiral Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez, also known as the Bailli de Suffren, was sent to the East with a small squadron ...
Francesco Algarotti
... and music and a friend of most of the leading authors of his times Voltaire, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Pierre-Louis de Maupertuis and the atheïst Julien Offray de La Mettrie ...
Action Of 18 September 1810
... control of the French island base of Île de France, from which French frigates had raided British trade routes during the war ... squadron blockading the British base at Île Bourbon ... Grand Port to reinforce the remains of the squadron under Commodore Josias Rowley on Île Bourbon ...
Charles Gordon (Royal Navy Officer) - Military Career
... that the British force that was blockading the French island of Île de France had been destroyed at the Battle of Grand Port and its commander Josias Rowley was in ... Sailing south to join Rowley, Ceylon visited Port Napoleon on Île de France in the hope of meeting Rowley there ... French ships chased Ceylon westwards towards Île Bourbon and caught her on 17 September within sight of Saint Denis ...
Jean-Marthe-Adrien L'Hermite - Biography - French Revolution - Indian Ocean
... in a squadron led by Admiral Sercey, bound for île de France ... was tasked to ferry ambassadors sent by Tippu Sultan to Île de France to request help against the British ... then set out for a three-moth patrol in the Chinese seas with Preneuse and Brûle-Gueule ...

Famous quotes containing the word france:

    It is not what France gave you but what it did not take from you that was important.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)