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François Étienne de Rosily de Mesros (Comte de Mesros)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth13.1.1748 - Brest 002
Baptism13.1.1748 - Brest 002
First Known Service1778002
Father
François Joseph de Rosily de Mesros (Comte de Mesros)French
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1703-1771
ref:631
Father-in-Law
Charles de Courbon (Comte de Blenac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1725-1764
ref:631
WifeM Thérèse de Courbon Blénac - Married 1795ref:631
Brother
Charles Yves François de Rosily de MesrosFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1745-1765
ref:631
Brother-in-law
Hyacinthe Jean Louis de TrogoffFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
ref:631
Last Known Service5.1832002
Date of Death12.11.1832 - Paris 002
Burialaft.12.11.1832 - Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris 002

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'HonneurE-WIKI
  Appointed Comte de Mesrosref:631
  Appointed Storkors af Dannebrogordenenref:631
  Appointed Pair de Franceref:631
1762 Garde de la Marineref:631
9.177114.2.1772
La Fortuné (40) 1757-1774
French 40 Gun
5th Rate flûte
, Enseigne de Vaisseau,
E-WIKI
14.2.1772 
Le Gros Ventre (10) 1766-1779
French 10 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
, Enseigne de Vaisseau,
E-WIKI
17741775
L'Ambition (20) 1762-1775
French 20 Gun
Unrated Corvette
, Enseigne de Vaisseau, , 14 months and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
17761785Appointed Membre Adjoint de l’Académie de Marineref:631
1778 Lieutenant de VaisseauE-WIKI
c.1778 Appointed Chevalier l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
177817.6.1778
Le Coureur (14) 1776-1778
French 14 Gun
Unrated Lugger
, Enseigne de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
TRN4
17.6.1778 Alert vs Coureur 
17.6.17781780Taken Prisoner .ref:631
5.1780 
Le Lively (16) 1778-1781
French 16 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
1781 
Le Fendant (74) 1776-1784
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, Lieutenant en Pied
E-WIKI
17811783
La Cléopâtre (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, , year end ?? and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
1784 Capitaine de VaisseauE-WIKI
1785 Appointed Membre de l’Académie de Marineref:631
17901791Appointed Commandant de la Division Navale at Indiaref:631
1792 
La Fidèle (32) 1789-1802
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1.1.1793 Contre-Amiral002
aft.1.1.1793c.1795Appointed Directeur du Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine at Parisref:631
22.9.1796 Vice-Amiral002
1809 Appointed Comte de l'Empireref:631
1811 Appointed Président du Conseil des Travaux de la Marine

aka Président du Conseil des Constructions Navales ?

ref:631
27.5.1816 Appointed Membre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences

, Membre Libre

ref:631
17.8.1822 Appointed Grand Cross l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
5.1832 Retiredref:631

Notes on Officer


Rank no dateref:631

Membre du Bureau des Longitudes

Président du Conseil des Constructions




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