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Villeneuve Pierre, Comte de
Joining the French navy in 1778, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve served in the West Indies and around French waters before setting off on the expedition to Egypt. In 1796 he became a rear-admiral. At the Battle of the Nile, his vessel survived the British assault but, instead of being praised, Villeneuve found himself criticised. On his return to... More...
Nauru, 2005, Vice-Admiral Villeneuve; French ship «Formidable»