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Question 1: In anticipation of the start of Britain's involvement in the ________ after the execution of King Louis XVI, Agamemnon was recommissioned on 31 January 1793.
French Revolutionary ArmyFirst CoalitionGreat French WarFrench Revolutionary Wars

Question 2: She was constructed using timber sourced from the surrounding ________.
Cranborne ChaseNew ForestBowerchalke DownsRiver Avon (Hampshire)

Question 3: In 1807 Agamemnon was part of Admiral ________'s fleet sent to take control of the Danish fleet before it could fall into French hands.
John ByngJohn Thomas DuckworthJohn Elliot (Royal Navy officer)James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

Question 4: After a blockade of ________ was formed by the mutineers, several ships began to desert the wider mutiny, in many cases being fired upon by the remaining ships.

Question 5: At the beginning of 1806, Agamemnon was with Vice-Admiral Duckworth's squadron in the West Indies, pursuing a French fleet carrying troops to ________.
Mexico CitySan Juan, Puerto RicoHavanaSanto Domingo

Question 6: She saw service in the American Revolutionary, French Revolutionary and ________, and fought in many of the major naval battles of those conflicts.
Napoleonic WarsGrande ArméeNapoleon IFirst French Empire

Question 7: After Nelson's departure, she was involved in the infamous 1797 mutinies at Spithead and the Nore, and in 1801 was present at the first ________, but ran aground before being able to enter the action.
War of the Second CoalitionBattle of CopenhagenBattle of Algeciras BayFrench Revolutionary Wars

Question 8: She participated in the second ________, and as in the first in 1801, ran aground.
English Wars (Scandinavia)Battle of Copenhagen (1807)Battle of Zealand PointGunboat War

Question 9: Captain Jonas Rose attempted to use the ship's boats, together with the stream and ________, to pull the ship off, but to no avail.
AnchorDeck (ship)HawseholeHawser

Question 10: In February 1808, Agamemnon sailed with Rear-Admiral Sir Sidney Smith's flagship Foudroyant to ________, where they joined another squadron.
East TimorMozambiqueBrazilPortugal


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