Jean Baptiste Charles Henri d'Hector, comte d'Estaing


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth24.11.1729 - Chateau de RavelF001
First Known Service24.11.1729F001
Last Known Service28.4.1794F001
Date of Death28.4.1794 - Paris F001
Cause of DeathExecutionF001

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1760 Lieutenant-généralEWIKI
25.7.1762 Chef d'escadreEWIKI
1777 Vice-AmiralEWIKI
1778 La Ville de Paris (90), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerTRN3
17781779Le Languedoc (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-AmiralEWIKI
22.7.1778 Commanded the French Fleet at the Encounter at Sandy Hook 
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
11.8.1778 Commanded the French Fleet at the Howe's encounter with d'Estaing 
13.8.1778 Renown vs Languedoc 
14.12.177815.12.1778Commanded the French squadron at the Battle of St. Lucia 
15.12.1778 Battle of St. LuciaEWIKI
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
9.9.177918.10.1779Commanded the French Squadron at the Siege of Savannah 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
F001Biographie maritimeJoseph François Gabriel HennequinDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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