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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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.
While no one can be certain what might have happened had the British actually missed the French fleet at Aboukir Bay or the allies actually abandoned Quatre Bras, no one can doubt that subsequent events would have been substantially different.
1798: The Battle of the Nile when Nelson beat the French fleet at Aboukir Bay. 1831: New London Bridge was opened by King William IV.
What was the name given to the naval battle between Britain and France which took place at Aboukir Bay, Egypt, in 1798?
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.
Googling a runner Aboukir Bay 3.40 Fontwell A spacious bay on the Mediterranean in Egypt, lying between Abu Qir (near Alexandria) and the mouth of the Nile.
Nelson's victory off Copenhagen confirmed her control of the English Channel, and that at Aboukir Bay in 1798 had secured the Mediterranean.
1798: The Battle of the Nile saw Nelson beat the French fleet, which he attacked on finding it at anchor at Aboukir Bay.
Others to follow Kempton 2.10 Aboukir Bay, 2.40 Balthazar King, 3.15 Supreme Duke, 4.25 Laustra Bad, 5.00 Sesame Rambler, 5.30 Calusa Shadow.
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.
1798: The Battle of the Nile took place at Aboukir Bay, with Nelson beating the French fleet.
Taunton 1.50 King Caine, 2.20 Russian Trigger, 2.50 Aboukir Bay, 4.20 Clyffe Hanger, 4.50 You Know Bridie.