René Joseph Bouvet de Précourt


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth30.5.1715CSORN
First Known Service1779CSORN
WifeServanne Dordelin - Married 1752, Lorient ref:631
Son François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt (Baron ) (1753-1832)ref:631
Last Known Service6.10.1782CSORN
Date of Death6.10.1782 - Trincomalee CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17796.10.1782Le Maréchal de Broglie (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerDBF
17.2.1782 Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 


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Posted by Cy on Thursday 16th of January 2020 10:01

Thanks, made some updates


Posted by Admiral Hawke on Thursday 16th of January 2020 09:29

This officer was René Joseph Bouvet de Précourt (1715-1782). He died at Trincomalee on 6th October 1782. He was the father of François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt, who rose to become a Vice-Admiral during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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