Job Forant


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1646ref:687
A.K.A.Job (Robert) Foran for EnglishFWIKI
Father Jacques Forant (1588-1649)ref:631
WifeMarguerite Richier - Married 24.4.1687ref:631
Son Isaac Louis Forant (d.1740)ref:631
Grandfather Job Forant (d.1622)ref:631
Brother Jacques Forant (1615-1653)ref:631
Brother Etienne ForantFWIKI
Brother Jean ForantFWIKI
Last Known Service2.1.1686ref:687
Date of Death28.8.1692 - Brest FWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16469.2.1648In the service of Dutch RepublicDWAS-1600
1.1.1645/46 Prinses Royaal Maria (30), Kapitein and Commanding OfficerDWAS-1600
1648 Dolphijn (32), Kapitein and Commanding OfficerDWAS-1600
16491651In the service of Great BritainFWIKI
1.1.1648/49 Captain of Hms "Fortune" under the name Foran ???FWIKI
165228.8.1692In the service of FranceFWIKI
3.1653 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
1664 Le Brézé (54), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerNNF-1610
16661667Le Grand Danois (60), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:631
4.1668 Anobli par lettres patentes de Louis XIVref:631
1673 Grand (66), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
16761677L'Hasardeux (40), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
13.7.1677 First Battle of Ouessant 
1682 Etoile (36), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
23.7.168212.9.1682First Bombardment of Algiers 
1683 Sage (52), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:771
23.5.168329.7.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers 
1684 L'Indien (40), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerBNF1
17.5.168428.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes 
2.1.1686 Chef d'escadreFWIKI
1689 Le Courageux (56), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerTRN2
1.5.1689 Commanded the Rearguard at the Battle of Bantry Bay 


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Posted by gauthard serge on Wednesday 18th of January 2017 20:05

nommé Chef d'escadre, charge Poitou et Saintonge : 12/février/1686 à 28/août/1692.

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