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Rene Levasseur


NationalityFrench 
RolesShip Builder 
Date of Birth1667 - Souligné-sous-Ballon, Unknownref:631
First Known Service9.1692ref:631
A.K.A.Le Vasseurref:631
Son
Rene-Nicolas Levasseur (Seigneur de St-Armand)French
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1707-1784
ref:631
Last Known Service9.1692ref:631
Date of Death13.2.1727 - Ste Marie at Toulon, Toulon ref:631
Cause of DeathUnknownref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.1692 Designed
Le Prompt (70) 1692-1702
French 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
9.1692 Launched
Le Capable (58) 1692-1706
French 58 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1661
25.12.1692 Launched
Le Prompt (70) 1692-1702
French 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1661
10.1700 Launched
L'Amphitrite (52) 1700-1725
French 52 Gun
4th Rate Frigate (Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre)
1705 Renamed "Protée"
, Frigate at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1715
12.1705 Launched
Le Mars (54) 1705-1721
French 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1661
1706 Launched
Le Zéphir (26) 1706-1713
French 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Frigate at Dunkerque - Flanders
ref:689
21.9.1707 Launched
L'Auguste (54) 1707-1720
French 54 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1661
171713.2.1727Appointed Chef du Service des Constructions Navales at Toulonref:631
22.5.1720 Launched
La Seine (50) 1720-1774
French 50 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Flûte at Toulon - Provence
NNF-1715
13.8.1722 Launched
Le Duc d'Orléans (74) 1722-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Toulon - Provence
NNF-1715
14.11.1722 Launched
Le Solide (64) 1722-1771
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Toulon - Provence
NNF-1715
17.3.1723 Launched
Le Phénix (74) 1723-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Toulon - Provence
NNF-1715
11.11.1723 Launched
Le Ferme (74) 1723-1755
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Toulon - Provence
W033
8.8.1724 Launched
L'Espérance (74) 1724-1755
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Toulon - Provence
NNF-1715
14.3.1726 Launched , Frigate at Toulon - Provence NNF-1715

Notes on Officer


Jobref:631

"Chef des Constructions Navales" at Toulon since 1717




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Posted by Admiral Hawke on Tuesday 28th of January 2020 09:43

I suspect that this 'Rene Le Vasseur' (ID = 23784) who built ships at Dunkerque from the 1690s and then Toulon in the 1720s is the same man as 'Rene Levasseur' (1667-1727) (ID = 23907) who had a parallel career at Dunkerque then Toulon in the same decades.

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