YUSTASH Bryuis( French Admiral)
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Biography YUSTASH Bryuis
Bryuis, Yustash - Bruix Eustache (1759-1805) - French admiral. Service began a midshipman in 1778. He participated in numerous naval campaigns in the French colonies. In 1785, the captain, participated in hydrographic work. In 1791 he was elected a member of the Naval Academy. In 1793 the commander, chief of staff of the squadron at Brest. 1797 g. - Rear Admiral. 1798. - Minister of the Navy and Colonies, has managed to restore order in colonial affairs, totally neglected for 10 years. 1799. - Vice-Admiral, commander of the squadron at Brest. It was supposed to restore communication with the army of Napoleon, cut off in Egypt, but this mission was not able to follow through because of the poor condition of their ships. Since 1801, Mr.. commander of the squadron at Rochefort. 1802. Commander of the Boulogne flotilla. Went on leave because of ill health and died in his apartment in Paris.