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
24.5.177523.10.1775La Terpsichore (30), Capitaine de Vaisseauref:1275
3.4.177617.8.1776Le Solitaire (64), Capitaine de Vaisseauref:1275
5.4.17781780Le Guerrier (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:1275
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
8.12.1779 Chef d'Escadreref:1275
7.3.17811783L'Auguste (84), as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadreref:1275
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle 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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