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François-Guillaume Clairain des Lauriers


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth13.2.1722 - Rochefort FWIKI
First Known Service23.4.1738FWIKI
Fatherref:673
WifeMarie Perrine Rivoal - Married 15.12.1744 - Saint Louis, Brest ref:631
Brother-in-law
Pierre Bonaventure AvisseFrench
Administrator
ref:631
Last Known Service1768FWIKI
Date of Death10.10.1780 - Rochefort FWIKI
Cause of DeathUnknownFWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.4.1738 Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marine at Rochefortref:673
17401741On the recommendation of Maurepas , he studies mathematics in Paris .ref:673
1742 Appointed at Brest .ref:673
1.7.1742 Appointed Sous-Constructeur de la Marineref:673
19.12.1744 Launched
La Renommée (30) 1744-1747
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Brest - Brittany
NNF-1715
8.1746 Launched
L'Alose (10) 1746-1750
French 10 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
, Gabarre at Brest - Brittany
NNF-1715
11.1746 Launched
La Marne (10) 1746-1756
French 10 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
, Gabarre at Brest - Brittany
NNF-1715
1.6.1747 Appointed Constructeur de la Marineref:673
1748 He is performing experiments on the ship "Intrepide" to calculate the metacentre of that vessel .ref:673
1748 
L'Intrépide (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as a passenger
ref:673
1.12.1748 Launched
Le Protée (64) 1748-1771
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Brest - Brittany
NNF-1715
1749 Appointed at Rochefort .ref:673
1.1749 Designed
Le Duc de Bourgogne (80) 1751-1801
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple"
1794 Renamed "Caton"
, Ship of the Line
 
15.2.1749 Launched
L'Hercule (64) 1749-1760
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Brest - Brittany
NNF-1715
1751 Launched
Rochefort (4) 1751-1771
French 4 Gun
Unrated Yacht
, Yacht at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
31.8.1752 Appointed Membre Ordinaire de l’Académie de Marineref:673
13.9.1753 Launched
Le Capricieux (64) 1753-1758
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
29.10.1754 Launched
La Valeur (24) 1754-1760
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
10.8.1756 Launched
Le Glorieux (74) 1756-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
2.2.1757 Launched
La Fortuné (40) 1757-1774
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Flûte at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
9.1757 Launched
La Bellone (32) 1757-1759
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
19.1.1764 Launched
La Ville de Paris (90) 1764-1782
French 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort Dockyard - Rochefort
NNF-1715
13.8.1765 He is ennobled .ref:673
1.4.1768 Appointed Ingénieur Constructeur en Chef de la Marineref:673
11.1.1769 Launched
L'Oiseau (32) 1769-1779
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Rochefort - Aunis
NNF-1715
8.5.1769 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal de Saint-Michelref:1275
6.1775 Designed
La Ménagère (22) 1776-1782
French 22 Gun
6th Rate Flûte
, Flûte
 
1778 Designed Scipion Class (1778) - 74 gun Ship of the Line 
1778 Launched
La Valeur (14) 1778-1779
French 14 Gun
Unrated Corvette
, Corvette at St Malo - Brittany
NNF-1774
19.9.1778 Launched
Le Scipion (74) 1778-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
W033
5.10.1778 Launched
L'Hercule (74) 1778-1794
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Hydre"
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
W033
5.11.1778 Launched
Le Pluton (74) 1778-1805
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1797 Renamed "Dugommier"
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
E-WIKI
2.1779 Designed
L'Invincible (100) 1780-1808
French 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1779/06 Designed Argonaute Class lengthened variant of Scipion Class (1779) - 74 gun Ship of the Line 
5.8.1780 Launched
La Badine (26) 1780-1804
French 26 Gun
6th Rate Corvette
, Corvette at Toulon - Provence
ref:1275


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