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  Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen - LoveToKnow 1911
It was not till 1748 that he became "lieutenant de vaisseau," which was, however, a somewhat higher rank than the lieutenant in the British navy, since it carried with it the right to command a frigate.
In December 1781 the comte de Guichen was chosen to command the force which was entrusted with the duty of carrying stores and reinforcements to the West Indies.
The comte de Guichen was, by the testimony of his contemporaries, a most accomplished' and high-minded gentleman.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen
Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen (June 21 1712 - January 13 1790) - French admiral; entered the navy in 1730 as "garde de la Marine," the first rank in the corps of royal officers.
It was not till 1746 that he became "lieutenant de vaisseau", which was, however, a somewhat higher rank than the lieutenant in the British navy, since it carried with it the right to command a frigate.
The comte de Guichen was, by the testimony of his contemporaries, a most accomplished, valorous, brave and high-minded gentleman.
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Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen (1712 - January 13, 1790), French admiral, entered the navy in 1730 as "garde de Ia Marine," the first rank in the corps of royal officers.
It was not till 1748 that he became "lieutenant de vaisseau," which was, however, a somewhat higher rank than the lieutenant in the British navy, since it carried with it the right to command a frigate.
In 1775 he was appointed to the frigate "Terpsichore," attached to the training squadron, in which the duc de Chartres, afterwards notorious as the duc d'Orléans and as Philippe Egalité, was entered as volunteer.
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Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen (June 21, 1712 - January 13, 1790), French admiral, entered the navy in 1730 as "garde de la Marine," the first rank in the corps of royal officers.
It was not till 1746 that he became "lieutenant de vaisseau," which was, however, a somewhat higher rank than the lieutenant in the British navy, since it carried with it the right to command a frigate.
The comte de Guichen was, by the testimony of his contemporaries, a most accomplished, valorous, brave and high-minded gentleman.
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Guichen escaped disaster only through the clumsy mariner in which Sir George's orders were executed by his captains.
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Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen (June 21 1712 - January 13 1790) - French admiral; entered the navy in 1730 as "garde de la Marine," the first rank in the corps of royal officers.
It was not till 1746 that he became "lieutenant de vaisseau", which was, however, a somewhat higher rank than the lieutenant in the British navy, since it carried with it the right to command a frigate.
The comte de Guichen was, by the testimony of his contemporaries, a most accomplished, valorous, brave and high-minded gentleman.
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 Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen - Definition, explanation
Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen (June 21, 1712 - January 13, 1790), French admiral, entered the navy in 1730 as "garde de la Marine," the first rank in the corps of royal officers.
During that battle, both Rodney's "Sandwich" (90 guns) as well as de Guichen' own "La Couronne" (80 guns) had been temporarily cut off from their respective fleets and had borne the burnt of the battle.
Seeing that he had to deal with a formidable opponent, de Guichen acted with extreme caution, and by keeping the weather gauge afforded the British admiral no chance of bringing him to close action.
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During that battle, both Rodney's "Sandwich" (90 guns) as well as de Guichen' own "La Couronne" (80 guns) had been temporarily cut off from their respective fleets and had borne the burnt of the battle.
Seeing that he had to deal with a formidable opponent, de Guichen acted with extreme caution, and by keeping the weather gauge afforded the British admiral no chance of bringing him to close action.
Previously de Guichen, himself had suffered a personal loss, by the death of his eldest son, Luc, Chevalier de Guichen through tropical fever.
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 Biographie de Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen — Guichen
Guichen quitte les Antilles en Août 1780, confiant dans la sûreté des eaux pour rejoindre le chevalier de Monteil avec 9 vaisseaux de lignes, 6 frégattes et plusieurs petits navires.
En décembre 1781, le comte de Guichen prit le commandement d'une force de 19 vaisseaux de lignes en escorte d'un convoi de marchandises et de troupes pour les Indes Occidentales.
Le comte de Guichen était, au témoignage de ses contemporains, un gentilhomme accompli et noble d'esprit.
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 Encyclopedia: HMS Victory
Ignorant of the fact that the French Comte de Guichen had 21 ships of the line, Kempenfelt ordered a chase when they were sighted on December 12 and began the Second Battle of Ushant.
Principe de Asturias, leading the Spanish lee division, tried to break through the British line ahead or astern of Victory but that ship poured such a tremendous fire into her, followed by several raking broadsides, that the whole Spanish division wore round and bore up.
James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez or Sausmarez (11 March 1757–9 October 1836) was an admiral of the British Royal Navy, notable for his victory at the Battle of Algeciras.
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 Encyclopedia: List-of-naval-commanders
Comte Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector d Estaing Portrait by Benson John Lossing in The pictorial field-book of the revolution Comte Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector d Estaing Comte Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector d Estaing (November 1729 - April 28, 1794) was a French admiral.
François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (1722 - Paris, 14th of January 1788), French admiral, was born at Bar, in the present départment of the Alpes-Maritimes.
Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez (July 17, 1729 - December 8, 1788), French admiral, was the third son of the marquis de Saint Tropez, head of a family of nobles of Provence which claimed to have emigrated from Lucca in the 14th century.
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 Pierre-Charles Villeneuve -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pierre-Charles-Jean-Baptiste-Silvestre de Villeneuve (31 December 1763 – 22 April 1806) was a French naval officer during the (A series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815) Napoleonic Wars.
Although of aristocratic ancestry, he sympathised with the (The revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799) French Revolution, dropping the aristocratic "de" from his name and was able to continue his service in the Navy when other aristocratic officers were purged.
He served during several battles, and was promoted to (An admiral junior to a vice admiral) Rear Admiral in 1796 as a result of this.
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 Louis-Antoine de Bougainville biography
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was born on 12 November 1729, the youngest of the three children of Pierre-Yves de Bougainville and Marie-Francoise d'Arboulin.
De Brosses was President of the Burgundy Parliament but he was interested in the exploration of the Pacific and in 1756 he published Histoire de la navigation aux terres australes.
Having reached the Comte, Bougainville was sent on with dispatches for the Marechal de Soubise and the Marechal d'Estres, commanders of the French army in Germany.
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 List of naval commanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen [Count of Guichen] (1712-1790), French
Gaspard de Coligny [Gaspard II de Coligny] (1519-1572), French
Charles Rene Dominique Gochet, Chevalier de Destouches (17??- c.
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July 9 - Russo-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksund - In a massive Baltic Sea battle of 300 ships, the Swedish navy captures one third of the Russian fleet: 304 Swedes killed, 3500 Russians killed, 6000 captured, 51 Russian ships sunk and 22 taken.
July 14 - French Revolution: Citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
January 13 - Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (b.
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 Etext Library - Center on Religion and Democracy
Luc Urbain du Bouexic, Comte de Guichen, Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the French Navy in the West Indies.
Sir: The Marquis De la Fayette arrived in America in april last charged by the Court of France, to announce to me its intention to send a fleet and army to cooperate with the troops of these States.
The Chevalier De Ternay has informed you of his being blocked in the port of Rhode Island, by a superior British fleet; and the French troops are of course under a necessity of
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 Carmine, Texas bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Luís de Góngora y Argote (July 11, 1561 - May 24, 1627), was a Spanish lyric poet.
Luís de Granada (1504 - December 31, 1588), was a Spanish preacher and ascetic writer.
Luis Ocaña was a Spanish cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1973.
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 GUICHEN, LUC URBAIN DE BOUEXIC, COMTE DE (17121790) - Encyclopedia Britannica - GUICHEN, LUC URBAIN DE BOUEXIC, COMTE ...
, in which the duc de Chartres, afterwards notorious as the duc d'Orleans and as Philippe Egalite, was entered as volunteer.
Throughout all this campaign Guichen had shown himself very skilful in handling a
The comte de Guichen was, by the testimony of his contemporaries, a most accomplished and high-minded
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In 1839 he was appointed professor of foreign literature in the Faculté des lettres at the University of Bordeaux.
His Histoire de Rouen sous la domination anglaise au XVieme siècle (1840) and Histoire de Rouen pendant l\'époque communale, 1550-1382 (Rouen, 1843-1844), are meritorious productions for a time when the archives were neither inventoried nor classified, and contain useful documents previously unpublished.
Appointed to a lectureship at the École Normale Supérieure in February 1870, to a professorship at the Paris faculty of letters in 1875, and to the chair of medieval history created for him at the Sorbonne in 1878, he applied himself to the study of the political institutions of ancient France.
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 Histoire — Guichen
La commune de Guichen (Gwizien) est chef lieu de canton.
Guichen fait partie de l'arrondissement de Redon, du département d'Ille-et-Vilaine (Bretagne).
Guichen commande le trois ponts de 90 "Ville de Paris".
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1665 - First soldiers of Le Régiment de Carignan-Salières arrive at Quebec to invade Iroquois territories.
1712 - Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (d.
Fête de la Musique in France, Belgium and Switzerland.
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 World War 1 and 2 - Second Battle of Ushant
The Second Battle of Ushant was a naval battle fought between the French and British fleets near Ushant on 12 December 1781 during the American Revolutionary War.
A French convoy sailed from Brest on 10 December, protected by a fleet of 21 ships of the line commanded by Comte de Guichen.
The British fleet of 18 ships, commanded by Rear Admiral Richard Kempenfelt in HMS Victory, intercepted the convoy on 12 December and captured 15 merchant ships.
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 George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney Online Research :: Information about George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
During the siege of Fort Royal (later Fort de France) his seamen and marines rendered splendid service on shore.
At the peace of 1763 Admiral Rodney returned, home, having been during his absence made Vice-Admiral of the Blue and having received the thanks of both houses of parliament.
On April 17 an action, which, owing to the carelessness of some of Rodney's captains, was indecisive, was fought off Martinique with the French Admiral Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen.
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 Second Battle of Ushant - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Second Battle of Ushant was a naval battle fought between French and British squadrons near Ushant on 12 December 1781 during the American War of Independence.
A French convoy sailed from Brest on 10 December with reinforcements and stores for the East and West Indies, protected by a fleet of 21 ships of the line commanded by Comte de Guichen.
De Guichen's fleet was downwind of the convoy, which let the British ships sweep down to capture 15 merchant ships before the French ships could intervene.
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 This Day in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Fête de la Musique street music festival inaugurated in France by Jack Lang.
Fête de la Musique in France, Belgium and Switzerland.
Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (1712)
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