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Chevalier Marc-Joseph Macé Marion du Fresne (Sieur du Fresne)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth22.5.1724 - St Malo ref:631
First Known Service1735FWIKI
A.K.A.Marion-DufresneFWIKI
Father
Julien Marion (Sieur du Fresne)French
Ship Owner
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1681-1739
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Grandfather
André Marion (Sieur du Fresne)French
Ship Owner
Service 1633-1693
ref:631
Brother
Jean Baptiste Marion (Sieur de Beauregard)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1722-1772
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Last Known Service3.5.1747ref:631
Date of Death12.6.1772 - Baie des Iles , New Zelandref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Sieur du Fresneref:631
17351736
Le Bourbon (56) 1734-1746
French 56 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman
, Enseigne , Compagnie des Indes
FWIKI
1744 
Le Du Teillay (18) 1744-1745
French 18 Gun
Privateer
, Lieutenant de Corsaire
FWIKI
21.4.174526.6.1745
La Catin 1745-1745
French Privateer
, Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
10.1.1745/469.1746
Le Prince de Conti (32) 1745-1747
French 32 Gun
Privateer
, Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officer
ref:692
21.10.1746 Lieutenant de FrégateFWIKI
27.3.17473.5.1747
L'Invincible (74) 1744-1747
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine en Second
FWIKI
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
1753 Lieutenant , Compagnie des IndesFWIKI
1756 Capitaine , Compagnie des IndesFWIKI
17581760
La Diligente (26) 1756-1761
French 26 Gun
5th Rate East Indiaman
, Capitaine , Compagnie des Indes and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.8.1758 Battle of Negapatam 
10.9.1759 Battle of Pondicherry 
1761 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre des Chevaliers du Saint-EspritFWIKI
6.177112.6.1772
Le Mascarin (24) 1770-1775
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Flûte
, Capitaine Marchand and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
12.6.1772 Killed and eating in a feast by Maoris because he had cut a taboo treeref:631


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