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Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.2.1692 - St Malo ref:673
First Known Service1705ref:673
Father
Henri Jules du GuayFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1666-1715
ref:673
WifeMarie Françoise Videlou, second husband , widow of Intendant François Roger Robertref:673
Stepson
Joseph Marie RobertFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1731-1752
ref:673
Stepson
Roger René RobertFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1734
ref:673
Grandfatherref:673
Last Known Service1760ref:673
Date of Death9.9.1760 - Brest ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Comteref:673
1705 Lieutenant d'Infanterieref:673
1705 Lieutenant of the Regiment of Piémontref:673
1706 Page de la Chambre du Roi then Lieutenant of the Regiment du Roiref:673
1.1707 Garde de la Marineref:673
1.17071708
Le Mars (54) 1705-1721
French 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
1.5.1707 Action off Brighthelmstone 
12.5.1707 After the Action of Brighthelmstone , he was charged with bringing the good news to the King .ref:673
9.1707 He participated in the Forbin campaign in the north , going as far as Arkhangelsk, where new English and Dutch captures were made .ref:673
10.10.1707 Battle of the Lizard 
1708 Embarked on the "Mars" with Forbin in the expedition which was to take suitor Charles Edouard Stuart to Scotland . He then served ashore in Flanders and was wounded near Nieuport .ref:673
1709 
Le Hampton Court (64) 1707-1712
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
1710 Took part in the siege of Douai in the Naval Artillery in 1710 , he was wounded.ref:673
7.1710 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
1711 
La Fortune (22) 1704-1728
French 22 Gun
5th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Enseigne de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1712 Aide-de-Camp to Marshal de Montesquiou d´Artagnan , he served with the gunners of the Marine at the sieges of Douai , Quesnoy , Bouchain and at the capture of Denain .ref:673
17155.1715
Cumberland (84) 1707-1715
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
1719 Embarked on the "Mars" in the Squadron of Desnos of Champmeslin , it distinguished itself at the Siege of Pensacola in Florida by boarding a Spanish frigate .ref:673
1719 
Le Mars (54) 1705-1721
French 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
1721 
La Fortune (22) 1704-1728
French 22 Gun
5th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
23.12.1721 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
1722 
Protée (48) 1700-1725
French 48 Gun
4th Rate Frigate (Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre)
1705 Renamed "Protée"
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
17231724
L'Eclatant (64) 1721-1764
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
3.1727 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
17281729At Le Havre , with a infantry company  .ref:673
17291730, Lieutenant de Vaisseauyear ?? , in Méditerranéeref:673
1730 
Le Triton (60) 1728-1745
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
17331735Service at Brest during the armaments prepared for the Baltic.ref:673
4.1738 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
4.17381739
La Vénus (26) 1723-1745
French 26 Gun
5th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Capitaine de VaisseauYear ?? and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17401741
Le Triton (60) 1728-1745
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1744 
Le Triton (60) 1728-1745
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17451746
Le Magnanime (74) 1744-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
31.10.1745 Commander-in-Chief at the Action off Martinique 
31.10.1745 Action off Martinique 
4.1746 Awarded a pension of 1200 Livres on the Royal Treasure .ref:673
174714.10.1747
Le Terrible (78) 1739-1747
French 78 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
14.10.1747 Taken Prisonerref:673
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
8.1748 Awarded a pension of 1000 Livres on the Marine .ref:673
5.1751 Chef d'Escadreref:673
1.17521754Appointed Commandant de la Marine at Brest

maybe end in 1754

ref:673
31.8.1752 Appointed Membre Honoraire de l’Académie de Marineref:673
1754 Awarded a pension of 1500 livres on the Order of Saint-Louis .ref:673
1.7.1754 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
1.7.1754 Awarded a pension of 3000 Livres .ref:673
1755 He commanded the "Formidable" and a squadron of 9 ships which succeeded by skillful maneuvering in clearing the English Hawke Squadron , allowing convoys from America to enter Brest . The same year he captured an English frigate which was taking the Governor of South Carolina to America .ref:673
1755 
Le Formidable (80) 1751-1759
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre
ref:673
4.1757 Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:673
17581760Appointed Commandant de la Marine at Brest

After promotion , he resumed his duties in Brest where he died in 1760 : Commandant de la Marine ?

ref:673

Notes on Officer


Godsonref:673

He was the godson of Anne Hilarion de Tourville



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site

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