Aboukir Bay


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Aboukir Bay

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a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleet
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What is the popular name of the naval battle between Britain and France which took place in Aboukir Bay in 1798?
But it is Egypt that is the focal point, with Napoleon's campaign there and the British victory at Aboukir Bay.
1798 Joins HMS Vanguard and enters the Mediterranean (April), pursuing the French fleet, which he finds and destroys at Aboukir Bay in the Battle of the Nile (Aug 1st), when he is wounded in the head.
Charles Grant's chapter on Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt, for example, has the British locating the badly positioned French fleet in Aboukir Bay.
1798: The Battle of the Nile took place at Aboukir Bay, with Nelson beating the French fleet.
Soon after, Nelson lost his right arm in battle and then, in 1798, he led a daring attack on the French fleet in Aboukir Bay and gained a famous victory.
Soon after, he lost his right arm in battle and then in 1798, he led a daring attack on the French fleet in Aboukir Bay and gained a famous victory.
Aboukir Bay, winner of the bumper, is a wild-card entry in the Brightwells evening gala auction after racing at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Aboukir Bay, winner of the bumper, is a wild card entry in the Brightwells evening gala auction after racing at Cheltenham on Saturday.