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Chevalier Nicolas Hercule d'Espinay Beaugroult (Marquis d'Espinay)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1674ref:673
First Known Service4.1692ref:673
A.K.A.Chevalier d'EpinayBNF1
A.K.A.d'Espinay de BoisguérouldFWIKI
Last Known Service5.1751ref:673
Date of Death4.1.1752 - Brest ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
 Appointed Comte de Rozendalref:673
 Appointed Marquis d'Espinayref:673
 Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre de Malteref:673
4.1692 Garde de la Marineref:673
4.16921693It is served in the Mediterranean on the coasts of Italy .ref:673
1696 
La Joyeuse (10) 1692-1703
French 10 Gun
6th Rate Frégate Légère
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
1697 He then went to Dunkirk where he was to participate in an expedition to support the Jacobites which could not take place .ref:673
1700 
La Gaillarde (32) 1689-1708
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
1702 
L'Heureux (70) 1690-1709
French 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
20.8.170224.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse 
3.1703 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
1704 
L'Eclatant (68) 1688-1713
French 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
9.170510.1705
L'Invincible (70) 1690-1748
French 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Enseigne de Vaisseau
ref:673
11.1705 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
17061707He participates in the reduction of the rebels of Menorca .ref:673
17091711He serves ashore in Toulon and Languedoc .ref:673
11.1712 Capitaine de Frégateref:673
11.17121714
Le Téméraire (50) 1695-1721
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Frégate, ship-commander ??
ref:673
1716 
La Victoire (26) 1704-1737
French 26 Gun
Unrated Frégate Légère
, Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17171718
L'Amazone (42) 1707-1748
French 42 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie)
, Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1721 
Protée (48) 1700-1725
French 48 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
1705 Renamed "Protée"
, Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officer
ref:673
3.1727 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
3.17271728
Le Content (60) 1717-1747
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1729 
Le Lys (72) 1706-1747
French 72 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1731 
La Parfaite (46) 1723-1756
French 46 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17341735
Le Content (60) 1717-1747
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
17401741
L'Ardent (64) 1723-1746
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
7.1.1741 Commanded the French Division at the Action of January 7 1741 
7.1.1741 Commander-in-Chief at the Action of January 7 1741 
1744 
Le Lys (72) 1706-1747
French 72 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1.1745 Chef d'Escadreref:673
1.17454.1751No years . As Chef d'Escadre . Commands the "Neptune" then the "Fleuron" with which he campaigned in Saint-Domingue and captured two English ships. As a convoy escort on the return, he managed to escape enemy corsairs.ref:673
5.1751 Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:673


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