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Bailli of Suffren

Bailli de Suffren, or Pierre André de Suffren de Saint-Tropez (1729-1788), was a French admiral, most famous for his campaign in the Indian Ocean, in which he successfully contended for supremacy against the established British power there, led by Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes[?].

From '49-'54 he served in the navy of the order of the Maltezer knights, where he received the title Bailli.

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