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Paul Marie Leroux

RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth6.9.1780 - Aunay near, Caen ref:673
First Known Service24.10.1806ref:673
WifeAurélie Fanny Juliette de La Rueref:673
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1758-1825
Last Known Service5.3.1853ref:673
Date of Death1.6.1853 - Paris ref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
24.10.1806 Appointed Elève de Polytechniqueref:673
22.6.1808 Appointed Elève du Génie Maritime at Lorient

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1815 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Seconde Classeref:673
1824/08 Designed Didon Class (1824) - 60 gun Frigate 
29.10.1826 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1827 Designed Ariane Class (1827) - 32 gun Corvette 
1827 Appointed Ingénieur des Constructions Navales de Troisième Classe at Cherbourgref:673
6.9.1829 Appointed Officier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1.3.1838 Designed
Le Valmy (120) 1847-1891
French 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1863 Renamed "Borda"
, Ship of the Line
1843 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Seconde Classe at Brestref:673
1846 Appointed Directeur des Constructions Navales de Première Classeref:673
26.4.1846 Appointed Commandeur de la Légion d'honneurref:673
14.9.1848 Launched
Le Henri IV (100) 1848-1854
French 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Cherbourg - Normandy
30.12.18515.3.1853Appointed Inspecteur Général du Génie Maritimeref:673

Notes on Officer

Rank no dateref:673

Sous ingénieur admis at Paris

Sous ingénieur de 2ème classe at Paris

Port Toulon

Capitaine commandant la 2ème compagnie des ouvriers militaires de Toulon


He is the designer of the Valmy , a 120-cannon vessel with three decks resulting from the Paris Commission of 1824 and launched in 1847 , which is the largest sailing vessel built by France .

Créole 1827-1845 , Reine Blanche

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