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Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth12.11.1729 - Paris E-WIKI
First Known Service31.1.1770E-WIKI
FatherPierre Yves de Bougainville (1686-1756),ref:1275
MotherMarie-Françoise d’Arboulin (d.1734)ref:1275
Last Known Service20.2.1802E-WIKI
Date of Death31.8.1811 - Paris E-WIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
  Commanded the Avant garde at the   
1729 Appointed Comte de BougainvilleE-WIKI
31.1.1770 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:1275
La Terpsichore (30) 1763-1784
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine de Vaisseau
Le Solitaire (64) 1758-1771
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau
Le Guerrier (74) 1753-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
8.12.1779 Chef d'Escadreref:1275
L'Auguste (84) 1778-1795
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1793 Renamed "Jacobin"
1794 Renamed "Neuf Thermidor"
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre
29.4.178130.4.1781Commanded the Blue-and-White Squadron at the Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Commanded the French Van at the Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
9.4.1782 Commanded the Avant garde française at the Action off Dominique 
12.4.1782 Commanded the Avant garde at the Battle of the Saintes 
1.1.1792 Vice-Amiralref:1275
20.2.1802 Contre-Amiralref:1275


E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
ref:1275Académie de Marine Web Site

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