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  1. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    The Redoutable.



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    Redoutable was a
    Téméraire class74-gunship of the line of the French Navy.


    The ship was laid down at Brest in January 1790, and launched as Suffren on 31 May 1791. She was the first ship of the French Navy named in honour of Vice-admiral
    Suffren de Saint Tropez, who had died a hero of the American War of Independence on 8 December 1788. She was completed there in December 1792.
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  2. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    Vanguard
    74-gun 3rd rate ship of the line
    • Launched in March 1787.
    • Broken up in September 1821.
    • Nelson served in her as a Rear-Admiral from March 1798 - June 1799. His Captains were Edward Berry, from December 1797 - August 1798; and Thomas Hardy, from August 1798 - June 1799.
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    I could not find a picture of this ship.
    Rob.


    Amphion

    32-gun 5th rate frigate
    • Launched in March 1798.
    • Broken up in 1823.
    • Conveyed Vice-Admiral Nelson as Commander-in-Chief to the Mediterranean from May - July 1803, with Captain Thomas Hardy.
    Presence at Nelson's battles:
    • None
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  4. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    HMS Bellerop
    hon.




    74-gun third-rateship of the line

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    Launched in 1786, she served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, mostly on blockades or convoy escort duties. Known to sailors as the "Billy Ruffian", she fought in three fleet actions, the Glorious First of June, the Battle of the Nile and the Battle of Trafalgar, and was the ship aboard
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    HMS SUPERB 1798.




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    The fourth ship to bear the name HMS Superb was a 74-gun third-rate launched on 17th March 1798 from Northfleet. In 1801 she captured the Nancy and the Audacieux (both with HMS Venerable and HMS Cambrian). In 1813 she captured the American schooner Young Holkar and brig the Starr as well as the schooner Viper and Magdalea.
    She was broken up in 1826.
    Superb is mostly associated with
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