Jean-Fran OIS de Galaup, Comte de Lap Rouse

Jean-Fran OIS de Galaup, Comte de Lap Rouse

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Fran ois de Galaup, comte de Lap rouse was a French Navy officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania. Jean-Fran ois de Galaup was born near Albi, France. Lap rouse was the name of a family property that he added to his name. He studied in a Jesuit college and entered the naval college in Brest when he was fifteen. In 1757 he was posted to the C l bre and participated in a supply expedition to Louisbourg in New France. He was in a second supply expedition in 1758 to that besieged fortress that was forced to make a circuitous route around Newfoundland to avoid British patrols. In 1759 he was wounded in the Battle of Quiberon Bay, where he was serving aboard the Formidable
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913189
  • 9786134913188