On the memorable 1st of August, 1798, he came in sight of the enemys fleet, anchored in aboukir bay.
Instead of doing this, however, he anchored in aboukir bay, and there waited.
So far as I can discover, he has been in every naval fight since aboukir bay.
(p. xxxii) The fleet anchored in aboukir bay on the 2nd of March 1801.
He found the French fleet, numbering thirteen ships of the line and four frigates, at anchor in aboukir bay.
We found the enemy laying at anchor in line of battle in a bay upon the larboard, which we afterwards knew to be aboukir bay.
But, finding their squadron lying in aboukir bay, he determined to destroy it.
The battleships, not being able to get into the harbour, were anchored in aboukir bay.
Well, the battle of aboukir bay or the Nile began in the evening, when the men were more or less jaded or tired.
At the battle of aboukir bay the British losses were reported to be 896 killed and wounded.