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Pierre Jacques Nicolas Rolland (Baron )


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Ship Builder, Administrator 
Date of Birth15.6.1769 - Brest ref:673
Baptism15.6.1769 - Eglise Saint-Louis, Brest ref:673
First Known Service4.2.1785ref:673
Father
Pierre Nicolas RollandFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1735
ref:631
WifeLouise Paule Pouget des Mareilles (Desmareilles) - Married 5.4.1796 - Eglise Saint Louis, Rochefort ref:673
Uncle
Robert Séraphin RollandFrench
Administrator
Service 1714-1765
ref:631
Half-brother
Gaspard-Seraphin RollandFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1742-1766
ref:631
Half-brother
Paschal Jean Nicolas RollandFrench
Administrator
Service 1743-1768
ref:631
Half-brother
Pierre-Elisabeth RollandFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1774
ref:631
Last Known Service10.12.1837ref:673
Date of Death10.12.1837 - Paris ref:673
Burialc.12.1837 - Cimetière Montmartre, Paris ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal de Saint-Michelref:673
4.2.178514.6.1787Appointed Aspirant-Elève Ingénieur Constructeur de la Marineref:673
15.6.178730.6.1790Appointed Elève Ingenieur Constructeur de la Marineref:673
1.7.179030.9.1792Appointed Elève du Génie Maritimeref:673
1.10.179219.1.1794Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de la Marine at Toulonref:673
20.1.17941795Appointed Ingénieur Ordinaire de la Marine at Toulonref:673
c.3.1795 
Sans Culotte (118) 1791-1798
French 118 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Sans Culotte"
1795 Renamed "Orient"
, as a passenger
ref:673
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
3.5.179524.9.1795
Orient (118) 1791-1798
French 118 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Sans Culotte"
1795 Renamed "Orient"
, as a passenger
ref:673
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
25.3.1800 Launched
Le Duguay Trouin (74) 1800-1805
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
ref:673
1802 Designed Armide Class (1802) - 40 gun Frigate 
18.4.1802 Launched
La République Française (118) 1802-1839
French 118 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1803 Renamed "Majestueux"
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
ref:673
18.8.1803 Launched
Le Magnanime (74) 1803-1816
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Rochefort - Aunis
ref:673
19.4.18041811Appointed Chef des Constructions Navales

aka Chef du Génie Maritimes ?

ref:673
15.6.1804 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
10.7.1804 Appointed Ingénieur de Première Classe des Constructions Navalesref:673
1811 He was appointed by the Emperor to travel through Holland , in order to compare Dutch constructions with French constructions , and to gather all the information useful to the Imperial Navy .ref:673
29.3.181118.5.1814Appointed Membre du Conseil des Constructions Navalesref:673
18.8.1814 Appointed Officier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1817 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
12.11.18171.8.1837Appointed Inspecteur Général du Génie MaritimeFWAS1786
1824 Appointed Membre de la Commission Consultative des Travaux de la Marineref:673
18.9.1825 Appointed Baronref:673
bef.18311834He designed the Louqsor ship and the program adopted for the transport of the Obelisk from Luxor from Egypt to Paris (1831-1834)ref:673
183110.12.1837Appointed Membre du Conseil des Travaux de la Marineref:673
26.4.1831 Appointed Commandeur de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1836 His demand of retirement for health was accorded at the date of 01/01/1848 .ref:673


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