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Jean de Gouyon-Beaufort (Chevalier de Gouyon)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer 
Date of Birth1671 - Plerguer , Château de Beaufort , Ille-et-Vilaineref:631
First Known Service1.1.1690ref:631
Last Known Service1733ref:631
Date of Death8.2.1734 - Brest ref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de Gouyonref:631
1.1.1690 Garde de la Marineref:1193
1692 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1697 In Cartagena under Pointis , he was wounded with a lance .ref:631
1703 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
1704 Capitaine d'Infanterieref:631
1706 He distinguished himself at the head of a Company of Grenadiers at the capture of Menorca .ref:631
1707 Capitaine de Frégateref:631
17071708
La Dauphine (60) 1706-1719
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Frégate, and Commanding Officer
ref:692
1.5.1707 Action off Brighthelmstone 
10.10.1707 Battle of the Lizard 
1711 Second to Duguay-Trouin during the Rio 1711 Expedition , he particularly stands out .ref:631
1711 
Le Brillant (64) 1690-1719
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Frégate, and Commanding Officer
ref:692
1712 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
1721 Command the Griffon and the Venus on the coast of Guinearef:631
1.17281729
L'Astrée (30) 1728-1741
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:631
20.7.172827.7.1728Bombardment of Tripoli 
1732 Campaign at Terre-Neuve : commands the Fleuron and the Brillant 1732.  ref:631
1733 
Le Mercure (60) 1696-1746
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:631

Notes on Officer


Homeportref:692

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