Chevalier Charles-Henri-Louis d'Arsac de Ternay (Chevalier de Ternay)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.1.1723 - Angers , Maine-et-Loireref:631
First Known Service10.1738CSORN
FatherCharles-François d'Arsac, marquis de TernayFWIKI
MotherLouise Lefebvre de LaubrièreFWIKI
Last Known Service1779CSORN
Date of Death15.12.1780 - Newport ref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Chevalier de TernayFWIKI
 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre de Malteref:631
 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
10.1738 Garde de la Marineref:631
1744 L'Alcyon (50), Garde de la Marineref:631
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
1.1746 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1.1746 Campaigns as Enseigne in Acadia, Louisiana, in St Domingue where he commanded a fire-ship .ref:631
2.1756 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
2.17561759Command "Mutine" , "Pomone" , "Zéphyr" in that order : no date .ref:631
1759 L'Inflexible (64), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
20.11.1759 Stands out by managing to get out of the Villaine River , the "Dragon", the "Robuste" and the "Eveillé" : date ?? Battle of Quiberon Bay ref:631
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
10.1.1761 Capitaine de Vaisseau 
10.1.1761 Le Robuste (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
1762 Commander of a Division( Eveillé) , he ravaged the English possessions of Newfoundland, destroying more than 400 trading vessels .ref:631
16.8.17712.12.1776Appointed Gouverneur at MauritiusFWIKI
16.8.17712.12.1776Appointed Gouverneur at RéunionFWIKI
22.12.1771 Brigadier des Armées NavalesFWIKI
11.1776 Chef d'Escadre 
1779 Le Saint Esprit (80), as Flag Officer, Chef d'EscadreFWIKI
5.178015.12.1780Le Duc de Bourgogne (80), as Flag Officer, Chef d'EscadreBNF2
2.5.1780 He took command of a squadron of 8 ships, 2 frigates and 26 chartered ships transporting Rochambeau's 6,000 men to the USA. It strengthens Rhode Island. ref:631
20.6.1780 Commanded the French Squadron at the Action off Monti Christi 


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