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The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count De Grasse (The Era of the American Revolution Series)

J. G. Shea

The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count De Grasse (The Era of the American Revolution Series)

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Published by Da Capo Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Grasse, Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse,
  • 1722-1788,
  • Grasse, Franðcois Joseph Paul de Grasse,,
  • History,
  • Naval operations,
  • Participation, French,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States,
  • comte de,,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10325230M
    ISBN 100306702460
    ISBN 109780306702464
    OCLC/WorldCa195175


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The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count De Grasse (The Era of the American Revolution Series) by J. G. Shea Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Operations Of The French Fleet Under The Count De Grasse In As Described In Two Contemporaneous Journals Shea, John Gilmary, Girod-Chantrans, Justin, François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse (: : BooksAuthor: John Gilmary Shea, Justin Girod-Chantrans.

The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse inas described in two contemporaneous journals by Shea, John Gilmary,ed ; Goussencourt, Chevalier : : The Operations Of The French Fleet Under The Count De Grasse In (The Era of the American Revolution Series) (): Shea, J.g.: Books Skip to main content Try Prime.

The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count de Grasse in As Described in Two Contemporaneous Journals, François Joseph Paul de Grasse. The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in [microform]: as described in two contemporaneous journals by Shea, John Gilmary,edPages: L § Li) mk Digitized by Google -E>7/ (17/ Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Main entry under title: The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in (The Era of the American Revolution) Reprint of the ed.

which was published as no. 3 in the Bradford Club series. The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse inas described in two contemporaneous journals. By Baron George Brydges Rodney Rodney, François Joseph Paul Count de Grasse () was a French admiral who commanded the French fleet during the American revolution.

Journal describes the operations the Franch fleet under the Count de Grasse. Issued under the name: Chevalier de Goussencourt. Get this from a library. The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in as described in two contemporaneous journals.

[John Gilmary Shea; Goussencourt, chevalier de; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; Justin Girod-Chantrans; George Brydges Rodney Rodney, Baron;]. Introduction --Francis Joseph Paul de Grasse-Rouville, count de Grasse, marquis de Tilly --A journal of the cruise of the fleet The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count De Grasse book His Most Christian Majesty, under the command of the Count de Grasse-Tilly, in and / by the Chevalier de Goussencourt --Journal of an officer in the naval army in America, in and --Appendix.

Get this from a library. The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse inas described in two contemporaneous journals. [John Gilmary Shea; Goussencourt, chevalier de.;]. Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in New York: [publisher not identified], (OCoLC) Named Person: François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document.

Rochambeau accepted Washington’s explanation, and the matter was dropped. Shortly thereafter, in mid-May, they learned that a powerful French fleet, under François-Joseph, comte de Grasse de Tilly, had left Europe, bound for the West Indies and that this fleet might operate for a time off of the American coast before returning to France.

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Following the Royal Navy's defeat of the French fleet in Saint-Domingue inde Grasse was allowed to resign his commission and leave with his family and in-laws for Charleston, South Carolina. The operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in as described in two contemporaneous journals.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The first naval engagement after the signing of the treaty took place off Ushant, Jbetween the French fleet under Count D’Orvilliers and the English under Admiral Keppel.

Count de Grasse was in command of the “Robuste”, and was severely engaged during the action, which was undecisive in its results. François-Joseph-Paul, count de Grasse, (born SeptemLe Bar, France—died JanuParis), French naval commander who engaged British forces during the American Revolution (–83).

De Grasse took service in on the galleys of the Knights of Malta, and in he entered the French service. In The Operations of the French Fleet under the Count de Grasse in –2 as Described in Two Contemporaneous Journals. Edited by J. Shea. New York, description ends, –58; HOOD description begins David Hannay, ed.

Letters Written by Sir Samuel Hood (Viscount Hood) in, London, The first naval engagement after the signing of the treaty took place off Ushant, 27 July,between the French fleet under Count D'Orvilliers and the English under Admiral Keppel. Count de Grasse was in command of the "Robuste", and was severely engaged during the action, which was undecisive in its results.

Promoted to the rank of rear-admiral, he sailed from Brest in. Grasse's talent gained the attention of King Louis XVI and the Marquis de Castries, France's Secretary of the Navy. Grasse became an Admiral in and got command of a fleet of 20 ships of the line and three frigates with orders to capture the British sugar islands.

He captured Tobago and 1, British soldiers on June 1, French involvement in the American Revolutionary War of began inwhen France, a hotbed of Enlightenment liberal ideologies and the archnemesis of the British Empire, secretly shipped supplies to the Continental Army established in June A Treaty of Alliance followed inwhich led to French shipments of money and matériel to the United States of.

[5] John G. Shea, The Operations of the French Fleet Under the Count De Grasse in[6] Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse to Rochambeau, AugChesapeake, Maryland, Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut, Beineke Rare Book.

The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in Colomb, Philip Howard. Naval warfare, its ruling principles and practice historically treatedLocation: Tobago and St. Lucia. The first naval engagement after the signing of the treaty took place off Ushant, 27 July,between the French fleet under Count D'Orvilliers and the English under Admiral Keppel.

Count de Grasse was in command of the "Robuste", and was severely engaged during the action, which was undecisive in its results. Promoted to the rank of rear Parents: Véronique de Villeneuve de Trans, Dame de Saint-Cézaire.

The Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in as described in two contemporaneous journals Shea, John Gilmary, [ Book, Microform: ]. Cornwallis' surrender was a severe blow to the British war effort, but the war continued as French and American forces quickly moved to new positions.

On October 27 the troops of Saint-Simon and de Grasse began to re-embark. On November 4 de Grasse's fleet sailed out of Lynnhaven Bay for Martinique in the Caribbean. Admiral Comte de Grasse () commanded the French Fleet which defeated the British in the Battle off the Virginia Capes, 5 September Lord Cornwallis' army, cut off from sea support by De Grasse, surrendered to General Washington at Yorktown, the most decisive victory of the Revolutionary War.

The operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse inas described in two contemporaneous journals. Plan du Havre, du fort, de la ville et des environs du Fort de France cy-devant Fort de la Martinique: Plan of Grande & Petite Anse d'Arlet, and Petite Anse du Diamant on the south part of the island of Martinique.

A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers: wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October). of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis at Gloucester and York in Virginia: 2.

of the American and French forces under General Washington: 3. and of the French Fleet under Count de Grasse. Title A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1.

of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

(30 Aug Oct ): The final campaign of the American Revolution, in which the British Army under General Cornwallis was trapped at Yorktown in Virginia, by troops under George Washington and a French fleet under Admiral de Grasse ().

The Defeat destroyed the political will on the English side to continue the war. In the meantime, a powerful British fleet relieved Gibraltar inbut the price was the departure of the French fleet at Brest, part of it to India, the larger part under Adm.

François-Joseph-Paul, comte de Grasse, to the West Indies. After maneuvering indecisively against Rodney, de Grasse received a request from Washington and Rochambeau.

Meanwhile, a smaller British fleet under Admiral Thomas Graves was unable to counter French naval superiority at the Battle of Virginia Capes and felt forced to return to New York.

A British rescue fleet, two-thirds the size of the French, set out for Virginia on October 17 with some 7, British troops, but it was too late. Title A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1.⁰ of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2.⁰ of the American and French forces under General Washington; 3.⁰ and of the French Fleet under Count de Grasse.

A French force of some 6, men under the comte de Rochambeau joined Washington north of New York City, and the two marched for northern Chesapeake Bay. Concurrently, de Grasse sailed from his base in Haiti, taking north his full force of 28 ships of the line and 3, troops.

Communication was constant between Rochambeau, Count de Barras the fleet Commander at Newport, La Luzerne the French Plenipotentiary to the Continental Congress, Count de Grasse the Fleet Commander in the West Indies, and Washington. Dispatches could take up to six weeks to reach an individual and possibly the same time for a : Bob Ruppert.

Washington knew that LaFayette’s force alone could not stop Cornwallis, but he hoped LaFayette could at least delay the British if they did choose to march south, until Count de Grasse reached Virginia in late August with his powerful fleet and 3, French troops from the West Indies.3 Fortunately for Washington, General Cornwallis had no Author: Michael Cecere.

Photo, Print, Drawing Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp. The sticking point was that the French fleet commanded by the Comte de Barras was too small to engage the Royal Navy on its own.

Instead, he required a fleet dispatched from France under the command of the Comte de Grasse. Washington understood this key maritime reality and expected the French would send more ships to the North American coast. Graves took command of the combined fleet, 19 ships-of-the-line, and on the 31st of August sailed for the Chesapeake in the hope of preventing the union of the French fleet from Newport, under Count de Barras.

with that under De Grasse. He also translated De Courcy's “Catholic Church in the United States” (); and edited the Cramoisy series of narratives and documents bearing on the early history of the French-American colonies (26 vols., '68); “Washington's Private Diary” (); Cadwallader Colden's “History of the Five Indian Nations,” edition of Aerin Rose De Grasse Parfum Spray Atomiseur Oz Ml Limited Edition Sealed.

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