Job Forant


NationalityFrench 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1646ref:687
A.K.A.Job (Robert) Foran for EnglishFWIKI
BrotherJacques ForantFWIKI
BrotherEtienne ForantFWIKI
BrotherJean ForantFWIKI
Last Known Service1692/08/28ref:687
Date of Death1692/08/28 - Brest FWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16461648/02/09In the service of Dutch RepublicDWAoS1600
1646/01/01 Prinses Royaal Maria (30), as Commanding OfficerDWAoS1600
1648 Dolphijn (32), as Commanding OfficerDWAoS1600
16491651In the service of Great BritainFWIKI
1649/01/01 Captain of Hms "Fortune" under the name Foran ???FWIKI
16521692/08/28In the service of FranceFWIKI
1653/03 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
1664 Le Brézé (54), as Commanding OfficerNNF-1610
1673 Grand (66), as Commanding Officerref:687
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld 
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
1673/08/11 Battle of Texel 
1677 L'Hasardeux (40), as Commanding Officerref:687
1677/07/13 First Battle of Ouessant 
1682 Etoile (36), as Commanding OfficerFWIKI
1682/07/231682/09/12First Bombardment of Algiers 
1683 Sage (52), as Commanding Officerref:771
1683/05/231683/07/29Second Bombardment of Algiers 
1684 L'Indien (40), as Commanding OfficerBNF1
1684/05/171684/05/28Bombardment of Gènes 
1686/01/02 Chef d'escadreFWIKI
1689 Le Courageux (56), as Commanding OfficerTRN2
1689/05/01 Commanded the Rearguard at the Battle of Bantry Bay 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
DWAoS1600 Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
NNF-1610 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1610 à 1661Alain DemerliacBook
ref:771 Histoire de la marine française, Vol V from 1635 to 1684Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
BNF1 Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IO TroudeDigital Book
TRN2 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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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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