Pierre-Damien Martel (Marquis de Martel)

Date of Birth1600 - Paris ref:687
First Known Service1637ref:687
Last Known Service1673ref:687
Date of Death1681ref:687

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
Unknown Appointed Marquis de Martel 
1637 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687
1643 Chef d'escadreref:769
1656/01/26 Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesref:769
1665 Le Dauphin, as Commanding Officer 
1665/08/12 Battle of Cherchell 
1669 Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesref:687
16731673/08/21Royale Thérèse, as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesref:687
1673/08/11 Commanded the White Van Squadron at the Battle of Texel 
1673/09 After the battle of Texel , because of his critical of d'Estrée , don't return at searef:687


ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:769 Abraham Du Quesne et la marine de son temps Tome 2 from 1670 Augustin JalDigital Book
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Posted by gauthard serge on Thursday 19th of January 2017 19:28

Battle of Texel
Marquis de Martel: comanded the Van division.
after battle sanction : disgrâce pour avoir critiqué la tactique de Jean d'Estrées .Hors Cadre 1673 , mais conserve son grade.

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