|Naval history of Great Britain
||Colonial Expeditions - West Indies
a siege of 24 days, and from whom he had little chance of escape, as the port was generally blockaded by one or more British frigates. General Lagrange promptly disembarked his remaining battalion ; and a quantity of money and provisions was also supplied to General Ferrand. After this the squadron again set sail ; and, although two or three British squadrons, under enterprising officers, had been despatched to look after him, being as little annoyed by hostile squadrons on his return as he had been on his way out, Rear-admiral Missiessy reanchored, on the 20th of May, in the road of the Isle of Aix.
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