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Paul Filhon

RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth14.8.1767 - Ambleville , Charente, Unknownref:673
First Known Service14.12.1800ref:673
Last Known Service1830ref:673
Cause of DeathUnknownref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
22.10.1794 Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marineref:673
2.10.1798 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Seconde Classe de la Marineref:673
14.12.1800 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marineref:673
L'Argonaute (74) 1798-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as a passenger
10.7.1801 Appointed Ingénieur de Seconde Classe des Constructions Navalesref:673
11.3.1805 "Plan of a 250 ton barge". The barges the Cigogne and the Dorade were performed on this pl. in Bayonne in 1807 . By Filhon , ing., Rochefort , 20 Ventôse Year 13 (March 11, 1805) . Seen and examined by Rolland , chief engineer . Seen and examined by Martin , maritime prefect . Seen and appr. by Decrès , minister de la Marine , Paris , 5 Germinal year 13 (March 26, 1805) .ref:673
28.10.1806 Launched
La Pénélope (40) 1806-1826
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Bordeaux - Gascony
1.1.1812 Appointed Ingénieur de Première Classe des Constructions Navalesref:673
30.8.1814 Launched
Le Duc d'Angoulême (110) 1814-1864
French 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1815 Renamed "Iéna"
1830 Renamed "Iéna"
1815 Renamed "Duc d'Angouleme"
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
1.1.1816 Confirmed in this last rank by His Majesty Louis XVIIIref:673
1817 Bretocq , Simon and Filhon , marine engineers won the competition organized to design a frigate armed with 50 guns . Seven frigates will be built on these plans .ref:673
28.4.1821 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1822 Designed Vestale Class (1822) - 58 gun Frigate 
1830 Retiredref:673

Notes on Officer

Rank no dateref:673

Sous-Directeur des Constructions Navales à Rochefort

Ingénieur de 1ère Classe , Directeur de la troisième Direction Forestière à Angers

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