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Jean-Francois Lafosse

RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth8.11.1761 - Saint Paul de Léon , Finistèreref:673
First Known Service15.6.1787ref:673
Last Known Service15.10.1816ref:673
Cause of DeathUnknownref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
15.6.17871.9.1792Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marineref:673
1.10.179219.1.1794Appointed Aide Constructeurref:673
20.1.179419.9.1800Appointed Ingénieur de Troisième Classe des Constructions Navalesref:673
3.1798 Designed
La Guerrière (38) 1799-1806
French 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
20.12.180020.11.1811Appointed Ingénieur de Seconde Classe des Constructions Navales

then Ingénieur de Première Classe des Constructions Navales (date ?)

c.1811 In the service of Kingdom of NaplesNNF-1800
16.6.1811 Launched
La Carolina (44) 1811-1813
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Naples - Italy
21.11.1811 Appointed Directeur des Travaux Maritimes at Rochefort

as Chef du Génie : promoted by the Emperor on November 29, 1811 to the rank of chief engineer at Rochefort , responsible for the direction of the works from November 21 .

18.8.1814 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
bef.15.10.1816 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales at Cherbourgref:673
28.4.1821 Appointed Officier de la Légion d'honneurref:673

Notes on Officer

Rank no dateref:673

Directeur des Constructions de 2ème Classe , port Cherbourg

Directeur des Constructions de 1ère Classe , port Toulon

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