Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (Marquis de Traversay)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.7.1754 - Le Diamant, Martinique ref:631
First Known Service1768ref:631
Father Jean Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (Seigneur de Puybottier et de Traversay) (1725-1776)ref:631
WifeMarie-Magdeleine de Riouffe - Married 1783, Rochefort ref:631
WifeLouise Ulrique de Bruine - Married 1800ref:631
Son Jean-François Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1791-1850)ref:631
Son Alexandre Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1796-1866)ref:631
Son Théodore Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1803-?)ref:631
Last Known Service24.3.1828ref:631
Date of Death31.5.1831 - Romanchina , Louga, Russia ref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1768 Garde de la Marineref:631
1773 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
15.6.17788.1778Le Vengeur (64), Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
8.177817.12.1778L'Iphigenie (32), Enseigne de Vaisseau, as First Officerref:631
14.12.1778 Sous-Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI
17.12.17781779La Cérès (18), Sous Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:631
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
1781 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
178111.9.1781L'Aigrette (30), Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officerref:631
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
11.9.1781 L'Iris (32), Capitaine de Frégate,
Prize captain and Commanding Officer
11.9.1781 Capture of HMS Iris and HMS Richmond 
1785 Chevalier of the "American Society of Cincinnati" ref:631
1.5.1786 Major de Vaisseauref:631
1.12.1786 Capitaine de Vaisseau de Première Classeref:631
1788 Appointed Marquis de Traversayref:631
17881790L'Iris (32), Capitaine de Vaisseau de Première Classe and Commanding Officerref:631
15.3.1792 Rear-Admiralref:631
15.3.1792 In leave of the French Marine .ref:631
15.3.179231.5.1831In the service of Russiaref:631
1.1.1810 Appointed Membre du Conseil de l'Empire ( aka Conseil d'Etat ??) at Saint PetersburgFWIKI
1811 Appointed Imperial Order of St. Alexander NevskyFWIKI
28.11.181117.12.1815Appointed Ministre des Forces Maritimes at Saint PetersburgFWIKI
17.11.181524.3.1828Appointed Ministre de la Marine Impériale Russe at Saint PetersburgFWIKI
1816 Appointed Knight of the Royal Order of the Sword rank ??FWIKI
1821 Appointed Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-CalledFWIKI
182129.3.1828Fulfills his duties as Imperial Russian Navy Minister in Romanshina (a town near Louga, 120 kilometers from Saint Petersburg) . For the next seven years he held the post of Minister of the Navy away from any naval base.FWIKI
29.3.1828 Appointed Order of St. George the Triumphant - 4th Degree date ?? as his retirement from MinisterFWIKI


ref:631Geneanet Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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