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) (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
17561757L'Éveillé (64), Garde de la Marineref:673
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
5.1759 L'Orient (80), Garde de la Marineref:631
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
1.1762 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
10.1773 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1775 L'Ecureuil (12), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1776 Le Magnifique (74), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1778 La Couronne (80), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
5.1781 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
5.178112.4.1782La Ville de Paris (104), as Flag Officer, Capitaine de Vaisseau, Major d'Escadreref: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), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref: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), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref: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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