Pierre-Andre de Suffren


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth13.1.1725/26 - Chateau de Saint-CannatF001
First Known Service13.1.1725/26F001
Last Known Service2.12.1788F001
Date of Death2.12.1788 - Paris F001

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1756 Lieutenant de VaisseauF001
1767 Capitaine de FrégateF001
2.1772 Capitaine de VaisseauF001
2.1772 Mignonne (32), Capitaine de VaisseauF001
16.4.1781 Commanded the French battle line at the Battle of Porto Praya 
16.4.1781 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Porto Praya 
17.2.1782 Commanded the French Battle Line at the Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Commanded the French Battle Line at the Battle of Providien 
3.9.1782 Commanded the French Battle Line at the Battle of Trincomalee 
20.6.1783 Commanded the French Line of Battle at the 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
F001Biographie maritimeJoseph François Gabriel HennequinDigital Book

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Posted by Jacques Valat on Tuesday 29th of September 2015 04:41

He was commanding the french squadron in the battle of Port Praya (1781)

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