English fleet destroys 25 French vessels in Brest harbour (33 words)

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The English and French navies engage in an indecisive encounter of the coast of Brest. However, on 12th August, the English fleet under Sir Edward Howard destroys 25 French vessels in the town's harbour.

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Editors. "English fleet destroys 25 French vessels in Brest harbour". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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