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Lacrosse Jean-Baptiste Raymond de
Jean-Baptiste Raymond de Lacrosse was a French sailor and admiral, hero of the French Revolutionary Wars.
Raymond de Lacrosse joined the Navy in 1779 as a Garde marine. He rose to enseign in 1782, to lieutenant in 1786, and to capitaine de vaisseau in 1792. In 1794 he was arrested as baron and was saved after 9th Thermidor.
In 1795, he was sent... More...
St. Lucia, 1989, Arrival of Captain Lacrosse, 1792