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Yves Joseph Marie de Kerguelen (Seigneur de Trémarec et du Carpont)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer, Marine 
Date of Birth13.2.1734 - Trémarec , Landudalref:692
First Known Service1750ref:692
Last Known Service1795ref:692
Date of Death3.3.1797ref:692

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Seigneur de Trémarec et du Carpontref:631
1750 Garde de la Marineref:631
1755 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
17611762
Le Sage (64) 1751-1768
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officer
ref:692
1763 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
1764 Book : "Observations sur la dispositions des vaisseaux de guerre" .FWIKI
1767 Command of the "Folle" to carry out a campaign to protect cod fishermen in Iceland. Book on this : "Relation d'un voyage dans la Mer du nord, aux côtes d'Islande, du Groenland, de Ferro, de Schettland... "FWIKI
1767 
La Folle (32) 1761-1777
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
1768 In 1768, he set out again in the North Atlantic to Greenland and Bergen in Norway with the corvette L'Hirondelle and became familiar with navigation in cold seas. In 1768, he brought back two white bear cubs for the menagerie of King Louis XV, the future "Jardin des Plantes" .ref:631
1768 
Hirondelle (16) 1762-1783
French 16 Gun
Unrated Corvette
1762 Renamed "Hirondelle"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:631
1769 Appointed Membre Adjoint de l’Académie de Marineref:631
9.177020.8.1771
Le Berryer (56) 1770-1773
French 56 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
9.177116.7.1772
La Fortuné (40) 1757-1774
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
13.9.17711772Commander of the First Voyage of Kerguelen  
1773 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
17731775
Le Roland (64) 1771-1779
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
26.3.177312.9.1774Commander of the Second voyage of Kerguelen  
17793.9.1779
La Comtesse de Brionne (20) 1778-1779
French 20 Gun
Privateer Corvette
, Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officer
ref:692
1794 Contre-Amiralref:631
1795 
Redoutable (74) 1791-1805
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1794 Renamed "Redoutable"
, as Flag Officer, Contre-Amiral
ref:631
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 

Notes on Officer


Homeportref:692

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