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Pierre Jacques Guillaume Lair (Baron )


NationalityFrench 
RolesShip Builder 
Date of Birth10.8.1769 - Caen ref:673
First Known Service12.1788ref:673
WifeRose-Catherine Thoreyref:673
Last Known Service22.5.1825ref:673
Date of Death28.3.1830 - Mathieu , Calvadosref:673
Cause of DeathUnknownref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.17881793Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marine at Brest

at the School of Maritime Engineering founded by Borda

ref:673
1793 Appointed Sous-Constructeur de la Marine at Brest

aka Sous-Ingénieur Constructeur de la Marine

ref:673
2.17944.1801Appointed to the Forest Serviceref:673
3.1796 Appointed Ingénieur Constructeur de la Marineref:673
1801 Appointed Ingénieur Constructeur en Chef de la Marineref:673
6.1803 In charge of the organization of the corps of military workers of the navy in the Boulogne-sur-Mer flotilla .  ref:673
14.6.1804 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
10.18051814Chief of Maritime Engineering in Antwerpref:673
11.1807 Director of Construction of the port and colonel of the military workers of the navy.He took a very active part in the creation of the arsenal and the development of the base's naval constructions.ref:673
9.1809 He took part in the fighting which triggered the failure of the English attempt to land on the island of Walcheren .ref:673
10.1809 In October 1809 Member of the Scheldt Defense Commission .  ref:673
2.5.1810 Launched
Le Friedland (86) 1810-1814
French 86 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
E-WIKI
25.8.1810 Launched
Le Tilsitt (86) 1810-1814
French 86 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
E-WIKI
25.4.1811 Launched
L'Auguste (90) 1811-1827
French 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1814 Renamed "Illustre"
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
FWAS1786
22.5.1811 Launched
Le Pacificateur (86) 1811-1824
French 86 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
E-WIKI
9.6.1811 Launched
L'Illustre (90) 1811-1814
French 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
E-WIKI
26.2.1812 Launched
La Terpsichore (44) 1812-1814
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Antwerpen - Flanders
NNF-1800
25.3.1812 Launched
L'Erigone (44) 1812-1825
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Antwerpen - Flanders
NNF-1800
27.4.1812 Launched
Le Conquérant (86) 1812-1831
French 86 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Antwerpen - Flanders
E-WIKI
1814 At the beginning of 1814 , defense of Antwerp .In June 1814 , member of the French Commission for the division of the fleet and the arsenal of Antwerp .A medal is struck in his honor .ref:673
25.7.1814 Appointed Officier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
9.1814 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
1.1815 Appointed Directeur de l’École d'Application du Génie Maritime at Parisref:673
12.1815 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales at Brest

modernization of the arsenal

ref:673
1818 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Première Classeref:673
1.1819 Appointed Inspecteur Adjoint du Génie Maritime

Member of the Advisory Commission , he plays a major role as fleet renovator .

 

ref:673
16.8.1821 Appointed Baronref:673
22.5.1825 Appointed Commandeur de la Légion d'honneurref:673

Notes on Officer


Rank no dateref:673

Inspecteur Général du Génie Maritime




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Posted by Leopold Verbist on Friday 17th of August 2018 11:57

Pierre Jacques Guillaume Lair
born 10 August 1769 Caen (F)
dead 27 Mars 1830 Mathieu (F)
Cause of Death: high age
Source: Notices biographiques, litéraires et critiques sur les hommes du Calvados, François Boisard, p. 167-170, 1848

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