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Pierre-René-Marie de Vaugiraud (Comte de Rosnay)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth27.12.1741 - Sables-d'Olonne , Vendéeref:631
Baptism30.12.1741 - Sables-d'Olonne , Vendéeref:631
First Known Service1755ref:631
Wifehis cousin Marguerite Lodre - Married 28.11.1769 - Sables-d'Olonneref:631
Grandfather
Pierre de Vaugiraud (Seigneur de Logerie)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1730
ref:631
Last Known Service13.3.1809ref:631
Date of Death13.3.1819 - Paris FWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.12.1741 Appointed Comte de RosnayFWIKI
1755 Garde de la Marineref:673
17561757
L'Éveillé (64) 1752-1772
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
5.1759 
L'Orient (80) 1759-1782
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:631
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
1.1762 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
10.1773 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1775 
L'Ecureuil (12) 1768-1785
French 12 Gun
Unrated Corvette
1783 Renamed "Courrier de L'Amerique"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
1776 
Le Magnifique (74) 1749-1782
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
1778 
La Couronne (80) 1768-1795
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Ça Ira"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
5.1781 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
5.178112.4.1782
La Ville de Paris (104) 1764-1782
French 104 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Capitaine de VaisseauMajor d'Escadre
ref:673
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
12.4.17829.1782He was taken prisoner at the battle of Saintes on April 12, 1782.He was released in September .ref:673
1785 
La Railleuse (32) 1779-1799
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
5.1786 Major de la 4ème Escadre.ref:673
4.1788 Appointed Commandant de la Division Navale at Windward Islandsref:673
4.1788 
La Railleuse (32) 1779-1799
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17921814Prosecuted for royalism , he emigrated in 1792 : contributing to the constitution of the regiment of Hector.He participated in the Quiberon Expedition and accompanying the Count of Artois to that of Ile d'Yeu .He retired to Great Britain .ref:673
1814 Return in Franceref:631
23.7.1814 Vice-Amiralref:629
18151818Appointed Gouverneur at MartiniqueFWIKI


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