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  • Yes — but before this Orientalist project could take hold, Nelson was splintering and burning the French fleet at the mouth of the Nile, in Aboukir Bay, and Bonaparte himself was lucky to slip through the British blockade in a small and undistinguished surviving vessel.

    Triumph at Trafalgar

  • Yes — but before this Orientalist project could take hold, Nelson was splintering and burning the French fleet at the mouth of the Nile, in Aboukir Bay, and Bonaparte himself was lucky to slip through the British blockade in a small and undistinguished surviving vessel.

    Triumph at Trafalgar

  • Yes — but before this Orientalist project could take hold, Nelson was splintering and burning the French fleet at the mouth of the Nile, in Aboukir Bay, and Bonaparte himself was lucky to slip through the British blockade in a small and undistinguished surviving vessel.

    Triumph at Trafalgar

  • They had, therefore, remained at anchor outside, in Aboukir Bay, drawn up in a curve along the deepest of the water, with no room to pass them at either end, so that the commissary of the fleet reported that they could bid defiance to a force more than double their number.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • This sketch shows the "Aboukir" after a German torpedo had found its mark in her hull.

    History of the World War An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War

  • The lighting effect helps to remind visitors how many of the artifacts were recovered: they were retrieved from the harbor of modern day Alexandria and the nearby Bay of Aboukir by Egyptologist Franck Goddio and a team of divers from the European Institute of Underwater Archaeology.

    Cleopatra Headlines New Philadelphia Exhibit

  • The lighting effect helps to remind visitors how many of the artifacts were recovered: they were retrieved from the harbor of modern day Alexandria and the nearby Bay of Aboukir by Egyptologist Franck Goddio and a team of divers from the European Institute of Underwater Archaeology.

    Cleopatra Headlines New Philadelphia Exhibit

  • The lighting effect helps to remind visitors how many of the artifacts were recovered: they were retrieved from the harbor of modern day Alexandria and the nearby Bay of Aboukir by Egyptologist Franck Goddio and a team of divers from the European Institute of Underwater Archaeology.

    Cleopatra Headlines New Philadelphia Exhibit

  • Directory on Aboukir, said: Such a one of our balls killed six men.

    Les Miserables

  • In the same spirit, Nelson went into Aboukir with six colours flying; so that even if five were shot away, it should not be imagined he had struck.

    Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

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