Chevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.11.1720 - Rennes EWIKI
First Known Service1735FWIKI
FatherGuy Picquet de La Motte, seigneur de La Motte (1678-1753)ref:631
MotherHélène Julie Rose Robert de La Bellangeraye (1698-1769)ref:631
BrotherLouis Jacques (1719-1786)ref:631
SisterJudith (1725-1777)ref:631
Last Known Service1745FWIKI
Date of Death10.6.1791 - Brest EWIKI
Cause of DeathMaladie de la goutteFWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Comte de la MotteEWIKI
1735 Entered the NavyF001
11.7.1735 Garde de la MarineEWIKI
1745 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:1220
1754 Lieutenant de VaisseauEWIKI
17551.2.1759La Sensible (34), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
10.1756 Appointed Chevalier de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-LEWIKI
17608.1763Le Diadème (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
9.1763 Capitaine de VaisseauF001
9.17631772La Malicieuse (32), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
17721776Le Cerf Volant (16), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
17761777Le Solitaire (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
17771778Robuste (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
17784.1779Le Saint Esprit (80), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
22.5.1778 Chef d'escadreEWIKI
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
4.177924.3.1780L'Annibal (74), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
18.12.1779 Commanded the Secours français at the Combat de la Martinique 
18.12.1779 Commanded the Renforts français at the Combat de la Martinique 
1780 Appointed Commandeur de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-EWIKI
20.3.1780 Commanded the French Ships at the 1st Action off Monti Christi 
25.4.17814.1783L'Invincible (100), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
30.5.1781 Lieutenant-généralEWIKI
30.5.17814.1783L'Invincible (100), as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-généralEWIKI
20.10.1782 Commanded the The French Ships at the Battle of Cape Spartel 
1784 Appointed Grand-croix de L’ordre royal et militaire de SaintEWIKI


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 20th of February 2020 07:52Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Elisabeth' (1722)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 19:15Thierry GUIHENEUFFrench Privateer 'Le Du Teillay' (1744) (18)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 17:41Tim OakleyBritish fireship 'Vesuvius' (1756) (8)
Monday 17th of February 2020 10:45Myf ThompsonNathaniel Bateman (c.1723-1797)
Sunday 16th of February 2020 16:03stephen GovierSir Charles Cunningham (d.1834)