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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2019 4:24 p.m. PST

Imho … the best of the Age of Sail…

"Admiral comte Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez, bailli de Suffren (17 July 1729 – 8 December 1788), French admiral. He was most famous for his campaign in the Indian Ocean, in which he fought a series of intense and evenly matched battles for supremacy against the established British power there, led by Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes. Alfred T. Mahan praised Suffren as "a very great man" and evaluated him in terms he usually reserved for praising decisively victorious admirals…."
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Blutarski21 Feb 2019 5:42 p.m. PST

Suffren was "DA MAN".

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2019 11:15 a.m. PST

Totally Agree!.

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