Jean-François d'Arros (Baron d'Argelos)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.8.1726 - ArthezCSORN
First Known Service1731CSORN
Father Jean d'Arros (1668-1753)ref:1275
MotherJeanne Marthe Despoeis (d.1763)ref:1275
Last Known Service20.8.1784CSORN
Date of Death9.9.1791 - Martinique CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.3.1744 Garde de la Marineref:1275
20.3.174421.1.1745L'Ardent (64), Garde de la Marineref:1275
12.6.17459.5.1746Le Magnanime (74), Garde de la Marineref:1275
18.10.17471748Le Zéphyr (28), Garde de la Marineref:1275
1748 Le Saint Laurent (60), Garde de la Marineref:1275
1.4.1748 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:1487
1753 Appointed Baron d'Argelosref:1275
11.11.175521.2.1757Le Zéphyr (28), Enseigne de Vaisseauref:1275
11.3.1756 Capture of the Warwick 
15.5.1756 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:1275
10.2.175826.7.1758Le Prudent (74), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:1275
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
26.7.17581761Captured by the British and held prisoner until 1761ref:1275
29.3.176617.1.1768Commanded two flûtes de 24 canons, la Balance and la Fortune attaempting to raise ships sunk by the British in Martinique.ref:1275
7.12.1766 Capitaine de Frégateref:1275
1.1.176918.6.1770Nourrice (14), Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officerref:1275
27.11.17711773L'Indien (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:1275
18.2.1772 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:1275
1.6.1778 Brigadier des Armées Navalesref:1275
28.9.177912.7.1780L'Auguste (84), Capitaine de Pavillon and Commanding Officerref:1275
21.7.178113.12.1781Le Palmier (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:1275
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
1.10.1781 Le Languedoc (90), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:1275
15.12.17817.9.1782Le Languedoc (90), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:1275
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
8.10.1782 Accused by the Count of Grasse of abandonment of post during the battle of Saintes, he was sent under house arrest to Saumur on October 8, 1782. But the War Council met in Lorient from September 20, 1783 to May 21, 1784 to judge those responsible for this defeat acquitted him by majority vote and ordered the deletion of all the memoirs, letters and writings attacking his honor.   Translation by Google (sorry)ref:1275
20.8.1784 Chef d'escadreref:1275


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