Chevalier Charles René Louis de Bernard de Marigny (Vicomte de Marigny)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator, Marine 
Date of Birth1.2.1740 - Sées , Orneref:631
First Known Service3.1754ref:631
Brother Charles Louis de Bernard de Marigny (Chevalier ) (1732-1782)ref:631
Last Known Service9.4.1815ref:631
Date of Death25.7.1816 - Brest ref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Chevalier de la Société des Cincinnati de Franceref:631
3.1754 Garde de la Marineref:631
3.17541757Carried out several campaigns in the West Indies , Africa and Indiaref:631
17551756La Valeur (24), Garde de la Marine, for a campaign of 14 monthsFWIKI
1757 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1757 Le Zéphyr (28), Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
3.17588.1761L'Actif (64), Enseigne de Vaisseau, for campaign of 40 months , return on the ZodiaqueFWIKI
10.9.1759 Battle of Pondicherry 
17618.1761His return on the Zodiaque : no dateFWIKI
17627.1767He served successively on the ships "Le Glorieux" , "Le Minotaure" , "L'Union" , the frigate "La Légère"  and the flute "La Garonne" , with which he made various campaigns in Saint-Domingue , on the African Coast , in the Windward Islands , in Portugal and India .FWIKI
8.1767 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
1768 Being in Île-de-France, in 1768, he was ordered to embark, as a passenger, on a ship of the Compagnie des Indes, with the mission of exploring the coasts of Coromandel and Bengal. He then visited the various European counters, gathered information there which he recorded in particular memories. This trip lasts about 8 months, and on his return to France he submits the results of his research to the Ministry of the Navy.FWIKI
1770 La Dorade (12), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
1775 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1775 Le Serin (14), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
17751776Almost a year's illness , caused by his recklessness in sleeping aboard his newly painted vessel , forced him to relinquish command .FWIKI
1776 L'Etourdie (20), Lieutenant de Vaisseau, , campaign of 6 months and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
17773.1778La Belle Poule (32), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
7.1.1778 Encounter between Belle-Poule and two british 74  
3.1778 La Sensible (34), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
3.1779 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
3.177917.8.1779La Junon (32), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
17.8.17792.2.1782L'Ardent (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
16.3.1781 Battle of Cape Henry 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
2.1782 Charged by the Count of Grasse to go to France to report on army operations , the Chevalier de Marigny left the Ardent , and took passage on the frigate L'Aigrette.FWIKI
2.1782 L'Aigrette (30), as a passengerFWIKI
1783 Appointed Vicomte de MarignyE-WIKI
1784 Major du Corps Royal des Canonniers-MatelotsE-WIKI
5.1786 Chef de Divisionref:631
1790 Appointed Major Général de la MarineE-WIKI
1791 Contre-Amiralref:631
1791 Appointed Commandant de la MarineE-WIKI
17911.1792He tries in vain to suppress the disorders at Brest then resigns from service .ref:631
6.18149.4.1815Appointed Préfet Maritime at BrestFWIKI
18.6.1814 Vice-AmiralFWIKI
27.12.1814 Appointed Grand-Croix de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:631Geneanet Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site

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