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
17611762Le Sage (64), Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officerref: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), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
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), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:631
1769 Appointed Membre Adjoint de l’Académie de Marineref:631
9.177020.8.1771Le Berryer (56), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
9.177116.7.1772La Fortuné (40), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
13.9.17711772Commander of the First Voyage of Kerguelen  
1773 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
17731775Le Roland (64), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
26.3.177312.9.1774Commander of the Second voyage of Kerguelen  
17793.9.1779La Comtesse de Brionne (20), Capitaine de Corsaire and Commanding Officerref:692
1794 Contre-Amiralref:631
1795 Redoutable (74), as Flag Officer, Contre-Amiralref: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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