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Jean François Chautard


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth30.7.1761 - Toulon 002
First Known Service29.3.1776002
FatherJean Baptiste Chautard002
MotherSuzanne Mege002
WifeMarie Sailland002
WifeThérèse Pairand002
Last Known Service27.2.1815002
Date of Death28.4.1819 - Trans en Provence002

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
29.3.1776 Novice002
29.3.1776 Entered the Navy002
29.3.177610.1776
La Sultane (32) 1765-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1793 Renamed "Victoire"
, Novice, , Escadre de Toulon
002
4.17777.1778
L'Atalante (32) 1768-1794
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Novice, , Campaign at Levant Station
002
11.177816.11.1778
La Precieuse (32) 1778-1814
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Novice, , Mediterranean cruise
002
16.11.1778 Matelot002
16.11.17789.1779
La Precieuse (32) 1778-1814
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Matelot,
002
9.17791.1781
Le Souverain (74) 1757-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple Souverain"
, Matelot,
002
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
3.1781bef.8.1.1782
Le César (74) 1768-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Matelot, , no date of end
002
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
9.1.178212.1782
La Serieuse (32) 1779-1798
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Timonier,
002
2.3.1783aft.5.1783
La Semillante (20) 1780-1787
French 20 Gun
6th Rate Corvette
, Aide-Pilote, , Naple Cruise
002
6.17843.1785
Le Montreal (32) 1779-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Matelot, , aide-pilote ?
002
7.17869.1786
La Mignonne (32) 1767-1794
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Matelot, , aide-pilote ?
002
22.6.178710.1788
L'Éclair (18) 1771-1793
French 18 Gun
Unrated Barques latines
, Pilote,
002
10.17882.1789
Le Hasard (6) 1788-1796
French 6 Gun
Unrated Brig
, Pilote, , Pilote côtier
002
11.2.17895.1789Lieutenant on the merchant ship "Vierge de Grace" , armed in Marseille for Smyrna .002
11.12.17895.1790Captain on the merchant ship "Protecteur" , armed in Marseille for Constantinople .002
25.5.1796 Enseigne de Vaisseau002
25.5.1796 Readmitted to State Service .002
8.17966.1797Commanding the felucca the "Josephine" on Lake Garda .002
6.17975.1799Commander of the French Flotilla of the Lake Garda .002
25.7.1797 Lieutenant de Vaisseau002
3.18016.1801
Foudroyant (84) 1799-1834
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Foudroyant"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
002
6.180111.1801
L'Union (74) 1799-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1803 Renamed "Diomede"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
002
11.1801 
L'Argonaute (74) 1798-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, , in the bay of the island of Aix
002
9.180230.11.1803
La Vertu (40) 1794-1803
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
002
30.11.1803 Taken Prisoner following the capitulation of Saint-Domingue : sent back to France , prisoner on parole .002
18041810Employee at the port of Toulon002
4.18061810Appointed Sous-Directeur des Mouvements du Port at Toulon002
30.12.1810 In charge of the Depot of the 45th Haut-Bord Crew002
1.10.1812 
Majestueux (118) 1802-1839
French 118 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1803 Renamed "Majestueux"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
002
1.10.1814 Capitaine de Frégate « ad honores »002
1.10.1814 Retired with the honorary rank of Frigate Captain .002
22.11.1814 Obtains a retirement pension of 928 F .002
c.12.1814 End of 1814 , he goes to the island of Elba (without the authorization of the government) and puts himself at the service of Napoleon , who appoints him to command of the brig Inconstant .002
27.2.1815 Capitaine de Vaisseau de Seconde Classe002
27.2.1815 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneur002
27.2.1815 Captain 2nd class (appointment canceled on 01.08.1815) : Napoleon's decree signed on board the brig bringing the Emperor back to France . Same for Knight of the Legion of Honor (appointment canceled on 08.01.1815) .002
6.4.1815 Carried on the "Capitaines de Vaisseau" Activity List002
29.7.1815 Stripped from the Navy Lists and the Pensioners List .002
25.4.1821 Figure for a bequest of 30,000 F , in the 7th codicil of Napoleon's will drawn up at Longwood on 25.04.1821 .002

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
002Les Hommes de Napoléon 1erThierry Pouliquen, Web Site

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