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Louis Jean Baptiste Bretocq


NationalityFrench 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth22.2.1774 - Saint Etienne La Thillaye , Calvadosref:673
First Known Service18.3.1794ref:673
Last Known Service1830ref:673
Date of Death22.2.1855 - Saint Etienne La Thillaye , Canton de Pont-l’évêque , Calvadosref:673
Cause of DeathUnknownref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.3.17948.1.1795Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marine at Toulonref:673
aft.9.1.179521.9.1797Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marine at Parisref:673
22.9.17974.3.1798Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Troisième Classe de la Marine at Le Havreref:673
5.3.179824.2.1799Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Seconde Classe de la Marine at Antwerpenref:673
25.2.17991800Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Seconde Classe de la Marine at Dunkirkref:673
18001801Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine at Dunkirkref:673
180124.12.1815Appointed Ingénieur des Constructions Navales de Seconde Classe at Dunkirkref:673
23.9.1805 Launched
Le Milanaise (36) 1805-1837
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Sirene"
, Frigate at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1800
22.8.1808 Launched
Le Vistule (36) 1808-1873
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Danae"
, Frigate at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1800
5.1812 Designed
L'Espérance (26) 1817-1827
French 26 Gun
Unrated Corvette
, Corvette
 
13.8.1813 Launched
Le Perle (36) 1813-1823
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Dunkerque - Flanders
NNF-1800
1814 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales at Dunkirkref:673
30.8.1814 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneurref:673
25.12.18152.1818Appointed Sous-Directeur des Constructions Navales at Rochefortref: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
1.1819 Designed
La Clorinde (58) 1821-1833
French 58 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
18201824Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Seconde Classeref:673
18251830Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Première Classeref:673
27.8.1829 Launched
Le Suffren (90) 1829-1874
French 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1865 Renamed "Ajax"
, Ship of the Line at Cherbourg - Normandy
FNIII
30.10.1829 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneurref:673


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