Battle of Aboukir Bay
Destruction of the HMS Vanguard, 1827, Jacques-Louis David (The Viscount Has Fallen)
"Destruction of the Vanguard and the Death of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson", Jacques-Louis David, 1827, Louvre
Date August 1 - 2, 1798
Location Aboukir Bay, Egypt
Result French victory
Union flag 1606 (Kings Colors) Great Britain Flag of France France
Commanders and leaders
Union flag 1606 (Kings Colors) Horatio Nelson () Flag of France François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers
13 ships of the line, 1 fourth rate and one sloop 13 ships of the line, 4 frigates

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