Jean Levesque de Beaubriant


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Ship Owner, Privateer 
Date of Birth6.1.1666ref:692
First Known Service1690ref:692
A.K.A.Beaubriand l'Évêqueref:692
Brother André Levesque de la Souctière (1668-1772)ref:631
Last Known Service13.11.1703ref:692
Date of Death26.9.1706ref:692

Ships Owned


FromToVesselSource
16891689La Vierge de Grâce  
16901692Le Jean de Grace (22)  
16911691Le Jeune Homme (16)  
169320.7.1693Le Jeune Homme (16)  
16951696Le Jeune Homme (16)  
17021702L'Alcyon (38)  
17021703Le Juste (64)  
170313.11.1703Le Hasardeux (50)  

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16901691Le Jean de Grace (22), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:692
1695 Le Fortuné (54), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:692
17021703Commander of the Armement Mixte de Levesque de Beaubriant  
17021703Le Juste (64), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:1586

Notes on Officer


Homeportref:692

Granville


Captainref:692

Captain of the privateers "Dangereux " and "François 1697"

Same State Navy "François" under Captain Duguay-Trouin in 1695 ???




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Posted by David Johnston on Saturday 26th of October 2019 13:36

Our research on le Hazardeux / Hazardous Prize suggests that In March 1703, le Hazardeux was loaned to Beaubriand-Lévesque as a replacement for L'Alcyon. It appears that the loan was until December 1703. Francis De La Rue was given command of le Hazardeux. In November 1703 Le Hazardeux was captured by Her Majesty's Ships Orford, Litchfield and Warspite, ships of Sir Cloudesley Shovell's fleet returning from the Mediterranean.

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