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|Fleet Commander||Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701)||FWIKI|
Impossible capture of the Convoy of Smyrne (July - August) and the fruitless Campagne du Large in the Atlantic and the Channel (June - Aout)
Depart from Brest with 72 Ships of Lines and 21 fireships against the 86 ships of the Admiral Russell
First in the Channel , take a few prizes in the first 15 days
Near the Isle Sorlingues took the escort and 11 merchand ships from a fleet bound from Jamaica to the Great-Britain but Russell came because of the son of guns
When Tourville heard of the fleet of Russell , go to the Atlantic for 35 days .
Russel giving up the pursuit and go to the coast of Ireland where a tempest foundered 4 of his ships and 1500 mens
Return of the fleet of Tourville the 15/08/1691 at Brest : ships intact but seamens sick
The transports ships of troop for Ireland escape Russell when he pursuit Tourville
French Tactical Victory but the King Louis XIV wanted a battle because of this : next year defeat of Barfleur , Cherbourg and La Hogue
|La Sirène (64)||25.6.1691||14.8.1691||Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière) (1646-1737)||Fleet disbanded|
|Le Victorieux (94)||25.6.1691||14.8.1691||Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)||Fleet disbanded|
|Le Monarque (80)||25.6.1691||14.8.1691||André de Nesmond (1641-1702)||Fleet disbanded|