The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest 1793 1801

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During the French Revolutionary War the Channel Fleet played the crucial role of defending Britain from invasion, protecting Britain s incoming and outgoing trade through the Channel and Western Approaches, and preventing the French Brest fleet from setting forth on raids and expeditions. Presenting documents revealing the evolution of this role during the war, this book focuses on the blockade of Brest. It shows how the blockade developed and tightened through the increase of Admiralty control of the disposition of the ...

The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest 1793 1801 2001, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754602682

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