Louis Charles de Besné (Comte du Chaffault)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth29.2.1707/8 - Nantes FWIKI
First Known Service29.2.1707/8FWIKI
SonMarie-Auguste du Chaffault (1732-1778)FWIKI
Last Known Service27.6.1794FWIKI
Date of Death27.6.1794 - Prison de LusançayFWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Comte du ChaffaultFWIKI
1778 Couronne (80), as Flag Officer, Chef d'escadreTRN3
27.7.1778 Commanded the Van at the 1st Battle of Ushant 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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