Chevalier Louis Guillouet (Comte d'Orvilliers)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.3.1710 - Moulins , AllierE-WIKI
First Known Service1719ref:631
Father Claude Guillouet d'Orvilliers (Seigneur d'Orvilliers) (1668-1728)ref:631
GrandfatherChevalier Remy Guillouet d'Orvilliers (Seigneur d'Orvilliers et des Sacrots) (1633-1713)ref:631
Brother Louis Gilbert Guillouet d'Orvilliers (1713-?)ref:631
Last Known Service1779ref:631
Date of Death14.4.1792 - Moulins , AllierE-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Comte d'OrvilliersE-WIKI
 Appointed Chevalier de Société des Cincinnati de France , founder memberref:631
1719 Service in the troops of Guyana of which his father is governor.ref:631
1728 Garde de la Marineref:631
1734 Le Saint Philippe (74), Garde de la MarineFWIKI
1741 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1743 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
1743 L'Apollon (56), Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI
22.2.1744 Commander of the Compagnie des Gardes Marine at Rochefort.ref:631
23.5.1754 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
23.5.17541755La Nymphe (24), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
17551757Le Palmier (74), Capitaine en Second, no dateref:631
1757 Le Belliqueux (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
1761 Le Guerrier (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:631
1.10.1764 Chef d'EscadreFWIKI
1772 Commander de l'Escadre d'Evolutions chargée de l'Entraînement à la Mer des Officiers et des Equipages.ref:631
1775 Appointed Commandant de la Marine at Brestref:631
6.2.1777 Lieutenant-GénéralFWIKI
1778 Appointed Grand-Croix de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1778 La Bretagne (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-AmiralFWAS1786
27.7.1778 Commanded the French Fleet at the 1st Battle of Ushant 
27.7.1778 Commanded the Center at the 1st Battle of Ushant 
5.1779 He is responsible jointly with a Spanish squadron to protect a landing in England which is cut short because of the ineffectiveness of the Spaniards and an epidemic , very affected asks to leave the service .ref:631

Notes on Officer


Rank no dateref:631

Membre de l'Académie de Marine.




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