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Préfet Maritime, Amsterdam - Holland - French

Extant from : 1800/04/27

The Préfet Maritime is a servant of the French State who exercises authority over the sea in one particular region (a Préfecture maritime).

The dignity was created in 1800 to unify the command of harbours (civil administrator) and the command of the Navy (Admiral).


from Wikipedia


Date fromDate toHolderSource
Chevalier Laurent Jean François TruguetFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1765-1831

Other Préfet Maritime locations

Brest, Cherbourg, Genoa, Liguria, Lorient, Rochefort, Toulon,