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Commandant de la Marine, Brest - Brittany - French

Last used : 1791/09/21Superceded by : Préfet Maritime

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).

 

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Date fromDate toHolderSource
16891689
Jean Gabaret (Seigneur d'Angoulins)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1692
ref:687
17051715ref:687
17111716
Camille de Digoine du PalaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1716
FWIKI
17161722
Gilles des Nos de Champmeslin (Comte des Nos de Champmeslin)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1670-1724
ref:687
17511751/04/23
Chevalier Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
ref:673
17581758
Claude de Bullion (Marquis de Montlouët)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
ref:631
1760/07/101761/11/10
Chevalier Charles de CourbonFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1766
FWIKI
17721772
Chevalier Charles - Henri Hector d'EstaingFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1793
FWIKI
17751775
Chevalier Louis Guillouet (Comte d'Orvilliers)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1779
ref:631
17931793
Chevalier Antoine Jean Marie ThévenardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Privateer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1745-1815
FWIKI

Other Préfet Maritime locations

Algeria, Andalusia, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Cherbourg, Dunkirk, Gdańsk, La Rochelle, Le Havre, Lorient, Marseille, Rochefort, Toulon,