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Chevalier Antoine Jean Marie Thévenard (1st Comte Thévenard)

RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Privateer, Ship Builder, Administrator, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth7.12.1733 - St Malo ref:631
First Known Service1745ref:631
WifeFrançoise Louise Olivierref:631
Antoine René ThévenardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1798
Last Known Service9.2.1815ref:631
Date of Death9.2.1815 - Paris ref:631
Burial1815 - transfer to Caveau II , Panthéon , Paris V°, Paris ref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1745 Embarks on a vessel of the "Compagnie des Indes" commanded by his father.ref:631
1758 Officier de Marine at the "Compagnie des Indes"ref:631
Le Maréchal de Belleisle (46) 1757-1760
French 46 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine en Second
1760 Following this expedition, he devoted himself at Saint-Malo to build four frigates and a flute, the plans for which he made himself, probably in collaboration with the engineer Groignard. Its frigates will be considered a great success. He will also make the plans and direct the construction of the first two gunboats of the French navy (maybe Vipère Class) .FWIKI
1760 Appointed Capitaine en Second de Port at Le Havreref:631
28.2.1760 Action of February 28 1760 
1764 Appointed Capitaine de Port at Lorientref:631
1770 Capitaine de Frégateref:631
1771 Appointed Membre Ordinaire de l’Académie de Marineref:631
1773 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
1773 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1773 Appointed Capitaine en Second de Port at Brestref:631
1773 Appointed Capitaine de Port at Brestref:631
1776 Appointed Capitaine en Second de Port at Brest

aka Sous-Directeur de Port ??

1778 Appointed Membre Correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciencesref:631
1779 Appointed Commandant de la Marine at Lorientref:631
1784 Chef d'Escadreref:631
17.5.179118.9.1791Appointed Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies at ParisFWIKI
14.6.1792 Vice-Amiralref:631
1793 Appointed Commandant de la Marine at BrestFWIKI
17961798Appointed Commandant de la Marine at RochefortFWIKI
180120.8.1801Appointed Préfet Maritime at Toulonref:631
21.8.18011809Appointed Préfet Maritime at LorientFWIKI
1804 Appointed Grand Officier de la Légion d'HonneurFWIKI
1804 Appointed Comte de l'EmpireFWIKI
1810 Created 1st Comte Thévenardref:631
1810 Appointed Sénateur d'Empireref:631
1814 Appointed Pair de Franceref:631
27.12.1814 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI


ref:631Geneanet Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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