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Chevalier Jacques-Melchior de Barras de Saint-Laurent (1st Comte Barras de Saint-Laurent)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth18.4.1720 - Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon , Alpes-de-Haute-Provenceref:631
Baptism21.4.1720 - Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon , Alpes-de-Haute-Provenceref:631
First Known Service13.5.1734ref:631
WifeSuzannah Daughtyref:631
Brother
François de Barras de Saint-LaurentFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1747
ref:631
Brother
Alexandre Augustin de Barras de Saint-LaurentFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1753
ref:631
Last Known Service12.1.1792ref:631
Date of Death1792 - Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon , Alpes-de-Haute-Provenceref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Created 1st Comte Barras de Saint-Laurentref:631
  Appointed Seigneur du Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon et de Saint-Julienref:631
17341742Takes part in the Balearic Islands campaign Serves on the Aquilon, the Zephyr and the Alcyon until 1742ref:631
13.5.1734 Garde de la Marineref:631
1742 
Le Duc d'Orléans (74) 1722-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sous-Brigadier, Garde de Marine
ref:631
6.1742 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
1743 
Le Tonnant (80) 1743-1780
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:631
1743 
Le Tonnant (80) 1743-1780
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Brigadier, Garde de Marine
ref:631
17431745Brigadier then Enseigne  on the "Tonnant" in 1743 , the "Bouée"  and the "Terrible" in 1745ref:631
1745 
Le Terrible (78) 1739-1747
French 78 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
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1746 
Le Sérieux (64) 1740-1747
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
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1747 
L'Atalante (32) 1741-1760
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
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1750 
Le Dauphin Royal (74) 1738-1783
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
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1752 
La Gracieuse (26) 1750-1781
French 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
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5.1754 Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI
1756 
Le Fier (50) 1745-1782
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
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20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
19.10.1756 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1758 
Le Sage (64) 1751-1768
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
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1758 
La Couronne (74) 1749-1766
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseausecond ship of the year , no month
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1759 
Le Souverain (74) 1757-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple Souverain"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
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18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
15.1.1762 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
1763 
Le Fier (50) 1745-1782
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
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1.4.1772 Capitaine du 2ème Bataillon au Régiment de Toulonref:631
1776 Capitaine du Pavillon de Provence.ref:631
1777 
Le César (74) 1768-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:631
1778 
Le Zélé (74) 1763-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Reserve"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:631
1.6.1778 Chef d'Escadreref:631
8.17783.1780
Le Tonnant (80) 1743-1780
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Chef d'Escadre and Commanding Officer
ref:631
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
5.1781 
Le Duc de Bourgogne (80) 1751-1801
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple"
1794 Renamed "Caton"
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre
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12.1.1782 Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:631
4.1782 Returned to France on the "Concorde" . Very ill, he moved to Arles .ref:631
4.1782 
La Concorde (32) 1777-1783
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as a passenger
ref:631
20.8.1784 Appointed Grand-Croix de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
12.1.1792 Vice-Amiralref:631
12.1.1792 He refused to serve the new regime . A letter from the Minister of War dated January 12, 1793 specifies that he had not received any salary since January 1, 1792 .ref:631

Sources


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

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