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  Battle of Ushant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Several naval battles fought near the island of Ushant in Brittany between the British and French navies are known as Battles of Ushant:
The First Battle of Ushant, July 27, 1778, fought 100 miles west of Ushant, was a large but inconclusive engagement in the American Revolutionary War.
The Third Battle of Ushant, May 28 to June 1, 1794, fought 400 miles west of Ushant, is better known as the Battle of the Glorious First of June.
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 Battle [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Typically the means of prolonging a battle was by siege warfare A siege is a prolonged military blockade and assault of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition.
A "battle of encirclement" — the Kesselschlacht of the German BlitzkriegBlitzkrieg, from the German for "lightning war", was an operational-level military doctrine which employed mobile forces attacking with speed and surprise to prevent an enemy from organizing a coherent defense.
A "decisive battle" is one of particular importance; by bringing hostilities to an end, such as the Battle of Hastings The Battle of Hastings was the decisive Norman victory in the Norman conquest of England in 1066.
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 HMS Victory; Admiral Lord Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar
In battle the ships would line up astern of each other and sail in a line past the enemy, when the ship was abeam of their opponent they would then aim and fire their cannon.
During battle the boats were often towed astern of the ship to keep them out of the way and also to reduce the potential collateral damage of additional splintered wood flying across the deck if the boats were hit by enemy cannon shot.
During the battle of Trafalgar, Nelson's plan was to sail straight into the line of the enemy fleet although she would have been exposed to the concentrated fire of five allied ships for over an hour without being able to bring any cannons of her own to bear to defend herself.
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 the glorious first of june   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Glorious First of June (also known as the Third Battle of Ushant and in French as the Bataille du 13 prairial An 2) was a naval battle fought in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1, 1794 between the Royal Navy and the navy of Revolutionary France.
On May 28, four hundred miles west of Ushant, the two fleets met, but it was late in the day and there was no engagement.
Strategically the battle was a victory for the British: the French navy never again tried to fight a convoy through the British blockade, resorting to blockade-running, privateering and trade through neutral countries.
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 Ushant, Third Battle of, June 1, 1794 [“The Glorious First of June”]
This battle is known more by the name than the place, as it was fought over 400 miles from Ushant, near Brest.
Eleven English and 12 French ships were dismasted.  Ushant III is also famous for a savage duel between HMS Brunswick and the French Venger, which lasted four hours – a very long time for these actions.  These were typically fought at point-blank range; each broadside that connected caused terrible havoc, particularly on the open decks.
The British were too exhausted to pursue.  The French claim Ushant III as their victory because the grain fleet made harbor safely.
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 American Revolutionary War - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In the Battle of Long Island on August 27, 1776, the British expertly executed a surprise flanking maneuver, driving the Americans back to the Brooklyn Heights fortifications.
Later that year, the last major battle of the war, Blue Licks, saw a party of Kentuckians soundly defeated by a superior force of British regulars and Native Americans.
One wing of his army was utterly defeated at the Battle of King's Mountain on October 7, 1780, delaying his move into North Carolina.
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 Name Histories D
The third “DASHER” was a twin-screw torpedo-boat destroyer, launched at Poplar in 1893.
He fought at the battle of Jemappes 1792, under Dumouriez, accompanied Bonaparte in his Egyptian campaign, and was made prisoner by the English on the voyage back and detained for a month at Leghorn.
The third “DEE” was a twin-screw 3-gun gunboat, launched at Jarrow in 1877.
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 History : HMS Kent : Type 23 Frigates : Surface Fleet : Operations and Support : Royal Navy
She served with distinction in the second Dutch war, the Battle of Lowestoft and the Battle of Orfordness and was driven ashore as a prison ship in 1672.
In 1702 she was in Admiral Rooke's fleet during the Battle of Vigo, a famous action in which the entire fleet of seventeen French warships and seventeen Spanish galleons were captured or destroyed.
The third HMS Kent was again a 3rd Rate, this time of 74 guns and was commissioned at Deptford in 1746.
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 SOMOS PRIMOS: Spanish Patriots in the American Revolution
To the French, Les Saintes, with its loss of more than 3100 killed or captured, was not a climactic battle which changed the course of naval warfare, but just a setback which had little effect on the outcome of the war.
Peace negotiations went on while concentration of battle forces for the Jamaica operation continued, as well as a hot naval and land war in and near India, and a privateering and profiteering war in Western Hemisphere.
Naval buffs all remember the battle at Les Saintes, where British Admiral Rodney captured French Admiral de Grasse, but few would recall that de Grasse saved the troops he was moving into position for the Jamaica invasion.
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 Royal Navy [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
It was the largest battle of the Anglo-Spanish War, the first of several invasion attempts in the course of the war, and one of the most famous episodes in English history.
1805 Battle of Trafalgar The Battle of Trafalgar, fought on 21 October 1805, was the most significant naval engagement of the Napoleonic Wars and the pivotal naval battle of the 19th century.
During the battle, a Royal Navy squadron commanded by Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock was met and defeated by the superior Kaiserliche Marine forces led by Vice-Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee.
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 Glorious First of June - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 11 April 1794, with France suffering from food shortages, a convoy of 117 merchant ships sailed from the United States bringing grain.
On 28 May, 400 miles west of Ushant, the two fleets met, but it was late in the day and there was no engagement.
The French ships Sans-Pareil, Juste, America, Impétueux, Northumberland, and Annibal were captured, and the Vengeur du Peuple sank after a four-hour duel with HMS Brunswick.
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 Washington and His Comrades in Arms: Chapter Eight
With Deane and Franklin as a third member of the commission was associated Arthur Lee who had vainly sought aid at the courts of Spain and Prussia.
When d'Estaing was already before New York Byron was still battling with storms in mid-Atlantic, storms so severe that his fleet was entirely dispersed and his flagship was alone when it reached Long Island on the 18th of August.
When, in 1778, the Whig Admiral Keppel fought an indecisive naval battle off Ushant and was afterwards accused by one of his officers, Sir Hugh Palliser, of not pressing the enemy hard enough, party passion was invoked.
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 Battle for Moscow: War and Politics at Canadian Content
Battle for Moscow: War and Politics at Canadian Content
It was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses, an English
French and Irish forces were soundly defeated at the Battle of Boyne and James returned to France to
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 D-97 Edinburgh
She had a long and distinguished career culminating in the award of battle honours "Ushant 1747" and "Cape Francois 1757".
The third Edinburgh was a third rate of 70 guns, launched in 1811.
She also had a busy career, distinguishing herself gaining the battle honours "Syria 1840" against the Egyptians and "Baltic 1854/55" in the war against the Russians.
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 HMS Vengeance through the ages
She first saw action on 27th July 1778 during the American War of Independence at the Battle of Ushant, under the command of Captain Michael Clements.
Lucia, in a very successful combined operation, of those times and gaining battle honours in Martinique (1794) and St. Lucia (1796) under the command of Captain Thomas Macnamara Russell she was also a unit of the Fleet which captured Trinidad.
There was much confusion at this time as the third and fourth Vengeance's were around at the same time as the second.
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 From Beyond the Mists
He thereupon gave chase himself, and when he exclaimed to her, `For the sake of the man whom you love, wait for me!' she stopped; and by mutual arrangement the two agreed to meet and to marry at the end of a year.
Hennessy has shown that the word bodb or badb, aspirated bodhbh orbadhbh (pronounced bov or bav), originally signified rage, fury, or violence, and ultimately implied a witch, fairy, or goddess; and that as the memory of this Irish goddess of war survives in folk-lore, her emblem is the well-known scald-crow, or royston-crow.
THE SIDHE IN THE BATTLE OF CLONTARF, A. The People of the Goddess Dana played an important part in human warfare even so late as the Battle of Clontarf, fought near Dublin, April 23,1014; and at that time fairy women and phantom-hosts were to the Irish unquestionable existences, as real as ordinary men and women.
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 1778 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
February 5 - South Carolina becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.
July 27 - American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant - British and French fleets fight to a standoff.
August 26 - Triglav, at 2,864 metres above sea level the highest peak of Slovenia, was ascended for the first time by four brave men:,, and on Sigismund Zois's initiative.
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 Decades History Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Union troops pushed past Confederate blockers at the Battle of Averasborough, N.C., and left 1,500 casualities.
At the Battle of Five Forks in Petersburg, Va., Gen. Robert E. Lee began his final offensive.
At the Battle of Sayler's Creek, a third of Lee's army was cut off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox.
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 Online Catalog-DR313-Will of the famous Sir Hugh Palliser, Admiral
The will is accompanied by a print out of his history, photo, etc. Admiral Palliser was born at Kirk Deighton, in the county of York, on the 26th of February, 1722 and gradually rose to eminent stations in both the military and civil branches of the naval service.
In 1747 he was wounded by a ball, which entered on the left side of his back, and was taken out of his right groin, another struck his right hip, and a third his left shoulder.
He was subsequently Comptroller of the Navy and then, second-in-command to Augustus Keppel at the Battle of Ushant in 1778.
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 Henry Hamilton's Journal
He was wounded at Fort Recovery in 1794, took part in the battle of Fallen Timbers, and signed the Treaty of Greenville.
Le Marais de l'Orme, or the marsh of the elms, was about one-third the distance between the mouth of the Auglaize and the source of the Maumee, or between Defiance and Fort Wayne.
246 This is a reference to the battle of Ushant, July 27, 1778, between Admiral Augustus, Viscount Keppel and Admiral the Comte d'Orvilliers.
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The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni.
The Glorious First of June (also known as the Third Battle of Ushant and in French as the Bataille du 13 prairial An 2) was a naval battle fought in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1, 1794 between the
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 Battle Realms: Strategie at Canadian Content
Wars of the Roses, was fought in Northumberland.
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She died at 49 years of age, after a lifelong battle with the blood disease porphyria
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 [TMP] Announcing the May/June Naval History Months SeaWarStore Great T-Shirt Giveaway
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Many great naval battles occurred during the months of May and June: Denmark Strait, Midway, Tsushima, Jutland, Third Battle of Ushant, Coral Sea and more.
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 StrategyPage.com - Combat Information Center analysis, facts and figures about military conflicts and leaders
It was a hard fought battle, won when Admiral Lord Howe (who had once sailed a British fleet into New York Harbor, to help captured the city from the American Rebels), broke into the center of the French line, to take six battleships and sink a seventh.
In the midst of the most furious part of the battle, as HMS Brunswick exchanged broadsides with the French Vengeur, in one of the most protracted and fierce ship-to-ship actions in history, a French cannon ball chanced to strike the figurehead of the British vessel.
The figurehead, appropriately enough of the Duke of Brunswick, suffered minimal damage, save that its cocked hat was knocked off.
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 July_27 : Essential Information, explanation, recent texts, monographs, and relevant links.
July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining.
1214 - Battle of Bouvines: In France, Philip II of France defeats John of England.
1778 - American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant - British and French fleets fight to a standoff.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
British Forces in the American Revolutionary War, 1776
War of the American Revolution, Alphabetical List of Battles
Ushant 1794, Third Battle of [The Glorious First of June]
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