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  1. June Solo mission "Intercept" Mission Brief

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Maturin View Post
    Looks interesting. Enemy slightly closer to exit I see; using good old Pythagoras that is!
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  2. AAR Après la tempête, Action of 20 march 1798, off Diamond Point

    The small British squadron, consisting of HMS Victory, HMS Superb and HMS Indefatigable, led by Admiral Croft, had been blown off station by hard weather, but the squadron had had time to prepare with hatch covers secured and top-gallant masts taken down on deck well before the high winds struck. As the winds had lessened considerately, the squadron, almost untouched, returned to their station against the wind, tack upon tack, with their masts restored.

    Admiral Croft's dinners were ...
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  3. 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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  4. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    Duguay-Trouin.

    Part 1 (In French Service.)


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    Originally named Duguay-Trouin after René Trouin, Sieur du Gué who was a famous Breton corsair of Saint-Malo. He had a brilliant privateering and naval career and eventually became "Lieutenant-General of the Naval Armies of the King."


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    Construction, to a plan by Rolland but updated to a plan
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  5. Depictions of the ships behind the SoG-miniatures

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    Duguay-Trouin.

    Part 2 (In British Service.)


    HMS Implacable.

    HMS Implacable was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy. She was originally the French Navy's Téméraire-class ship of the line Duguay-Trouin, launched in 1800.


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    She survived the Battle of Trafalgar only for the British to capture her at the subsequent Battle of Cape Ortegal.
    Capture.

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