La Fayette participates in commemorations of Franco-American friendship

September 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – On September 23, 2018, the guard of honor of the frigate La Fayette participated in the 56 th Franco-American Navy Day “Amiral de Grasse ‘in Grasse (06). These included honoring Admiral François Joseph Paul de Grasse, commander of the French squadron who won the Chesapeake Bay (United States) in 1781 and other French war heroes. American Independence, the Marquis de La Fayette and the Count de Rochambeau. The ceremony took place on the Honoré Cresp course with a rise of American and French colors,…

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