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Mathurin François Boucher


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth22.9.1778 - Nantes ref:673
First Known Service21.12.1794ref:673
Last Known Service1.1.1851ref:673
Date of Death28.3.1851 - Marseille ref:673
Cause of DeathUnknownref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
21.12.1794 Appointed Elève de Polytechniqueref:673
20.4.1798 Appointed Elève du Génie Maritimeref:673
aft.20.4.17981.7.1798
Peuple Souverain (74) 1757-1798
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Peuple Souverain"
, as a passenger
ref:673
16.12.17981799Appointed Sous-Inspecteur de Seconde Classe de la Marine at Alexandria

and Port of Boualeq : appointed by the General-in-Chief of the Army of Egypt with a decree in accordance with the Executive Directory on October 29 , 1799 .

ref:673
12.1800 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marineref:673
7.18015.11.1801
L'Egyptienne (36) 1799-1804
French 36 Gun
Privateer Frigate
, as a passenger
ref:673
1802 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine at Brestref:673
1803 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine at Lorientref:673
22.7.18031804Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine at Ostend

Appointed by the maritime prefect of Lorient to be in charge of the works of the flotilla as well as the construction of Ghent and Bruges .
Embarked on the prame La Ville de Marseille : year ?

ref:673
1805 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine at Antwerpen

In charge of the command of a battalion of military workers and of various missions in Holland in order to obtain information on the camels (chameaux) for their execution in Venice (1808)

ref:673
5.5.1811 Launched
La Médée (44) 1811-1882
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1850 Renamed "Muiron"
, Frigate at Genoa - Liguria
NNF-1800
12.2.1812 He successfully applied the Ship camel buoyancy system on the 74-gun ship "Rivoli" , built in Venice to a draft exceeding that allowed by the pass of Malamocco .ref:673
5.5.1812 Launched
La Galatée (44) 1812-1837
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Genoa - Liguria
NNF-1800
4.10.1812 Launched
La Dryade (44) 1812-1833
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Fleur de Lys"
1815 Renamed "Dryade"
1815 Renamed "Fleur de Lys"
1830 Renamed "Resolue"
, Frigate at Genoa - Liguria
NNF-1800
1.1813 Appointed Ingénieur de Seconde Classe des Constructions Navales at Toulonref:673
7.1814 Appointed Ingénieur de Troisième Classe des Constructions Navales at Lorientref:673
18.8.1814 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
8.1816 Embarked on the "Caravane" flute with a mission in Russia .ref:673
28.8.1816 Appointed Ingénieur de Seconde Classe des Constructions Navales at Lorientref:673
1822 Appointed Sous-Directeur Forestier de la Marine

in Laon : obtained a gold medal and an honorable mention for two memoirs .

ref:673
1823 Designed Surveillante Class (1823) - 60 gun Frigate 
1823 Appointed Rapporteur du Conseil d’Amirautéref:673
bef.11.8.1825 Appointed Ingénieur de Première Classe des Constructions Navales at Lorient

sent to Lorient to follow on its own plans the construction of the frigate "Surveillante" : builder Le Dean .

ref:673
1829 Appointed Rapporteur du Conseil d’Amirautéref:673
1829/09 Designed Vengeance Class (1829) - 60 gun Frigate 
27.7.1832 Appointed Officier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1.8.18372.12.1842Appointed Inspecteur Général du Génie MaritimeFWAS1786
28.4.1841 Appointed Commandeur de la Légion d'honneurref:673
2.12.184228.10.1847Appointed Directeur du Génie Maritimeref:673
29.10.18471.1.1851Appointed Inspecteur Général du Génie MaritimeFWAS1786
1.1.1851 Retiredref:673


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