Chevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth13.9.1722 - Chateau des Valettes au Bar-sur-LoupCSORN
First Known Service13.9.1722CSORN
Last Known Service11.1.1788CSORN
Date of Death11.1.1788 - Chateau de Tilly

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Commanded the Corps de bataille at the   
 Appointed Comte de GrasseE-WIKI
 Appointed Marquis de TillyE-WIKI
 Appointed Chevalier de Société des Cincinnati de FranceE-WIKI
 Appointed Commandeur de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-E-WIKI
1740 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre de MalteE-WIKI
1743 Enseigne de VaisseauE-WIKI
1754 Lieutenant de Vaisseau 
1762 Capitaine de Vaisseau 
1.176312.1764Le Protée (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
17651771L'Héroine (26), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
17721774L'Isis (16), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
1775 L'Amphitrite (32), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
1.17763.1778L'Intrépide (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
1778 Chef d'escadreE-WIKI
1.17782.1781Le Robuste (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
3.1781 Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesE-WIKI
22.3.178119.4.1782La Ville de Paris (104), as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesTRN3
29.4.178130.4.1781Commanded the Escadre française at the Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Commanded the French Fleet at the Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Commanded the Corps de bataille at the Battle of the Saintes 
12.4.1782 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of the Saintes 


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