Louis-Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.10.1724CSORN
First Known Service1778CSORN
Brother Jean-Louis de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Comte de Vaudreuil) (1728-1810)FWIKI
Last Known Service12.1781CSORN
Date of Death14.12.1802CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Chevalier de Société des Cincinnati de FranceE-WIKI
 Appointed Chevalier de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-LE-WIKI
 Appointed Marquis de VaudreuilBNF2
177812.1781Le Fendant (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerB085
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
1781 Chef d'escadreFWIKI
1781 Le Triomphant (80), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 


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Posted by Admiral Hawke on Sunday 11th of November 2018 23:09

This entry confuses two brothers.
The elder brother, Louis-Phillipe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (1724-1802), Marquis de Vaudreuil, commanded Le Fendant, 74, then became Chef d'Escadre aboard Le Triomphant, sailing out to the West Indies in time for the Battle of the Saintes, taking overall command of the fleet when De Grasse was captured.
His younger brother, Jean-Louis de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (1728-1810), Comte de Vaudreuil, commanded Le Sceptre, 74, through De Grasse's series of actions off Fort Royal, at the Chesapeake, at St. Kitts and at the Saintes.
You have a second entry at 19530.

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