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) (1681-1739)ref:631
Grandfather André Marion (Sieur du Fresne) (1633-1693)ref:631
Brother Jean Baptiste Marion (Sieur de Beauregard) (1722-1772)ref:631
Last Known Service12.6.1772ref:631
Date of Death12.6.1772 - Baie des Iles , New Zelandref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Sieur du Fresneref:631
17351736Le Bourbon (56), Enseigne , Compagnie des IndesFWIKI
1744 Le Du Teillay (18), Corsaire LieutenantFWIKI
21.4.174526.6.1745La Catin, Corsaire Captain and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
10.1.1745/469.1746Le Prince de Conti (32), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:692
21.10.1746 Lieutenant de FrégateFWIKI
27.3.17473.5.1747L'Invincible (74), Capitaine en secondFWIKI
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
1753 Lieutenant , Compagnie des IndesFWIKI
1756 Capitaine , Compagnie des IndesFWIKI
17581760La Diligente (26), Capitaine , Compagnie des Indes and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.8.1758 Battle of Negapatam 
10.9.1759 Battle of Pondicherry 
1761 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre des Chevaliers du Saint-EspritFWIKI
6.177112.6.1772Le Mascarin (24), Capitaine Marchand and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
12.6.1772 Killed and eating in a feast by Maoris because he had cut a taboo treeref:631


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