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Chevalier Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc (Comte Dubois de la Motte)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1683 - Rennes DCB
First Known Service8.11.1698DCB
Last Known Service13.12.1762DCB
Date of Death23.10.1764 - Rennes DCB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Comte Dubois de la MotteDCB
8.11.1698 Garde de la Marineref:673
8.11.1698 Entered the Navy at Brest .ref:673
1.11.1705 Sous-Brigadier , Garde de Marineref:673
1706 
La Dauphine (60) 1706-1719
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Sous-Brigadier , Garde de Marine
ref:673
1707 
L'Achille (64) 1705-1744
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sous-Brigadier , Garde de Marine
ref:673
10.10.1707 Battle of the Lizard 
10.1.1708 Brigadier , Garde de Marineref:673
10.1.17081713
L'Argonaute (50) 1708-1746
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Brigadier , Garde de Marine, as privateer and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
13.2.1709 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
17.12.1718 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
17.8.1727 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1.7.173310.1.1734
Le Griffon (48) 1705-1748
French 48 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
FWIKI
1.4.1738 Capitaine de Vaisseau de Seconde ClasseFWIKI
17401746He cruised off Ireland in 1744 and made three successful campaigns in the West Indies in 1740–1741, 1745 and 1746.During this last campaign, he ensured by his skilful maneuvers the happy arrival in France of the 163 merchant ships in his charge.ref:673
2.174511.1745
Le Caribou (52) 1744-1761
French 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau de Seconde Classe and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
18.7.17461747
Le Magnanime (74) 1744-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau de Seconde Classe and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
1.1.1747 Capitaine de Vaisseau de Première ClasseFWIKI
31.1.1747 Action of 1747/01/31 
25.3.1747 Action of March 25 1747 
20.6.1747 Commanded the French Convoy Escort at the Action of June 20 1747 
1.1.1751 Chef d'Escadreref:673
1.1.175111.1751
L'Illustre (64) 1750-1761
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Chef d'Escadre and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
1.1.17511753Appointed Gouverneur Général at Saint-DomingueFWIKI
1.9.1752 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
4.1755 Commander of the Fleet for Quebec 1755  
4.1755 
L'Entreprenant (74) 1751-1758
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre
ref:673
25.11.1755 Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:673
175723.11.1757Commander of the Fleet for Louisbourg 1757  
8.175710.1757Commanded the French Squadron at the Louisbourg Expedition 
8.175710.1757Commander-in-Chief at the Louisbourg Expedition 
4.7.1761 Appointed Grand-Croix de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
13.12.1762 Vice-Amiralref:673


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