Embuscade (1789)

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Embuscade ("Ambush") was a 32-gun frigate.wikipedia
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Action of 31 July 1793

Then on 31 July, she fought and severely damaged at the action of 31 July 1793.
The challenge was accepted and widely disseminated throughout the city, so that when Captain Jean-Baptiste-François Bompart of Embuscade sailed out to meet Courtenay on the morning of 31 July, the shore was crowded with thousands of sightseers.

Jean-Baptiste-François Bompart

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Her captain was Jean-Baptiste-François Bompart, a former privateer who fought in the American War of Independence.
He later captained the Embuscade.

Edmond-Charles Genêt

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In 1792, she escorted convoys to and from Martinique, and ferried Edmond-Charles Genêt to the United States.
Genêt arrived in Charleston, South Carolina on the French frigate Embuscade on April 8.

Pierre Jean Van Stabel

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Embuscade returned to France a year later and took part in the Croisière du Grand Hiver in 1795 as part of Pierre Jean Van Stabel's squadron.
Later than year, Van Stabel was tasked with escorting a food convoy gathered by Captain Émeriau, of the frigate Embuscade, from the Chesapeake to France.

Croisière du Grand Hiver

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Embuscade returned to France a year later and took part in the Croisière du Grand Hiver in 1795 as part of Pierre Jean Van Stabel's squadron.
Renaudin eventually departed for Toulon on 22 February with Jemmappes, Montagnard, Trente-et-un-Mai, Aquilon, Tyrannicide and Révolution, the frigates Courageuse, Embuscade, Félicité and the corvette Unité.

Battle of Tory Island

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The two forces fought at the Battle of Tory Island, which ended in a decisive French defeat.
Captain Edward Thornbrough of Robust obeyed immediately and closed with the French, firing into the frigates Embuscade and Coquille as he passed, before closing with Hoche and, at 08:50, beginning a bitter close-range artillery duel.

French frigate Armide (1804)

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Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke, of HMS Christian VII, then sent in three boats each from Christian VII and HMS Armide, plus two from Seine, to attack them.
Yorke then sent in three boats each from Armide and Christian VII, plus two from HMS Seine, to attack them.

Basque Roads

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On the night of 12 February 1810, Seine was in the Basque Roads, when a convoy of ten vessels sailed from the Charente River and three chasse-marées went aground on the reef off the Point de Chatelaillon between La Rochelle and Île d'Aix.
A further engagement took place on 13 February 1810, when Lieutenant Gardiner Henry Guion was put in command of eight boats from HMS Christian VII under Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke, HMS Armide under Captain Lucius Ferdinand Hardyman, and HMS Seine under Captain David Atkins, to attack 9 French gun-boats in the Basque Roads, capturing 1.

Dame Ernouf (1807 privateer)

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On 25 July 1810 the West Indiaman, Coulson, master, was returning to London from Martinique and St Lucia when she encountered the French privateer Dame Ernouf, of 18 guns and 130 men, nine days into a cruise from Brest.
Dame Ernouf captured Starling, but hree days later, on 28 July, HMS Seine recaptured Starling off Brest.

Frigate

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Embuscade ("Ambush") was a 32-gun frigate.

French Navy

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She served in the French Navy during the War of the First Coalition before being captured by the British.

War of the First Coalition

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She served in the French Navy during the War of the First Coalition before being captured by the British.

Napoleonic Wars

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Renamed Ambuscade and later Seine, she participated in the Napoleonic Wars in the Royal Navy.

Royal Navy

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Renamed Ambuscade and later Seine, she participated in the Napoleonic Wars in the Royal Navy.

Rochefort, Charente-Maritime

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Embuscade, launched in 1789, was constructed in Rochefort.

American Revolutionary War

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Her captain was Jean-Baptiste-François Bompart, a former privateer who fought in the American War of Independence.

Martinique

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In 1792, she escorted convoys to and from Martinique, and ferried Edmond-Charles Genêt to the United States.

Charleston, South Carolina

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Embuscade arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, on 8 April 1793.

South Carolina

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Embuscade arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, on 8 April 1793.

Tenerife

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On 7 March 1795 Embuscade captured Queen, which was sailing from Tenerife, Canary Islands to London.

Canary Islands

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On 7 March 1795 Embuscade captured Queen, which was sailing from Tenerife, Canary Islands to London.

Irish Rebellion of 1798

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In 1798 Captain Bambot was given command of a squadron of ships, including Embuscade, with orders to transport troops to Ireland to fight in the Irish Rebellion of 1798.

Ship commissioning

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She was commissioned in August 1800 under the command of Captain the Honourable J. Colvill.

Flagship

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In September 1802, while under the command of Captain David Colby she became the flagship for Rear-Admiral Edward Thornbrough in the North Sea.

Edward Thornbrough

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In September 1802, while under the command of Captain David Colby she became the flagship for Rear-Admiral Edward Thornbrough in the North Sea.