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Louis-Philippe Rigaud de Vaudreuil


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.9.1691 - Quebec ref:631
First Known Service29.5.1698ref:631
Father
Philippe Rigaud de Vaudreuil (2nd Marquis de Vaudreuil)French
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1672-1725
ref:631
WifeElisabeth Le Moyne de Sérigny - Married 22.12.1723, Rochefort ref:631
Sonref:631
Son
Louis Rigaud de Vaudreuil (1st Comte de Vaudreuil)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1783
ref:631
Brother
Pierre Rigaud de Vaudreuil (3rd Marquis de Vaudreuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1708-1760
ref:673
Brother
François Pierre Rigaud de VaudreuilFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1712-1760
ref:673
Brother
Joseph Hyacinthe Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1711-1757
ref:673
Last Known Service25.8.1753ref:631
Date of Death27.12.1763 - Tours ref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.5.1695 Expectation of Enseigne in Canada.ref:673
20.5.1698 Begins to serve as ensign in Canada and makes several campaigns .ref:631
29.5.1698 Garde de Marine at Rochefort : child. This custom is explained by the position of the family within the Court or with the Minister of the Navyref:673
1707 
Le Héros (46) 1700-1740
French 46 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
29.4.1708 Garde de la Marineref:673
29.4.1708 At Rochefort .ref:673
15.6.1708 Lieutenant d'une Compagnie Franche de la Marine (Enseigne de Vaisseau)ref:673
15.6.1708 Lieutenant en pied at Canada .ref:673
1710 Sent to court by his father to announce to Louis XIV the rout of the English squadron which was to attack Quebec : on board of the "Africain" ??ref:673
1710 
L'Africain (42) 1701-1723
French 42 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Garde de la Marine
ref:673
17101711He made numerous transport missions to Canada ( no date ?? , text between announce to Louis XIV and promotion enseign in 1711)ref:631
5.5.1710 Capitaine d'une Compagnie Franche de la Marine (Lieutenant de Vaisseau)ref:673
5.5.1710 At Canada .ref:673
5.7.1711 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
28.6.1713 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1716 , Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
8.1718 
L'Elephant (40) 1718-1729
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
23.12.1721 Appointed Chevalierde l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
1723 
Le Chameau (40) 1718-1725
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:673
7.3.17291.9.1729
L'Elephant (40) 1718-1729
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Flûte
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1730 He is absolved by the Council of War for the wreck of the "Elephant" .ref:673
1730 
Le Rubis (50) 1728-1747
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant de Vaisseaucapitaine en second
ref:673
1731 , Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
17341735
La Charente (28) 1731-1748
French 28 Gun
6th Rate Flûte
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1.4.1738 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
1739 , Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:673
1741 
La Victoire (26) 1737-1743
French 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate (Frégate Légère)
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1744 , Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:673
2.1744 
Heureux (60) 1730-1771
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1730 Renamed "Heureux"
, Capitaine de Vaisseaumonth from ?? and Commanding Officer
ref:673
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
1747 
L'Intrépide (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:631
14.10.1747 At the battle of Cape Finisterre on October 25, 1747, Ct the "Intrépide" , he distinguished himself by rescuing the "Tonnant" flagship of Desherbiers de Létanduère, which was attacked by three enemy ships.ref:631
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
1.4.1748 Chef d'Escadreref:673
1753 At Rochefortref:631
25.8.1753 Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:1754
1.7.1754 Appointed Commandeurde l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
14.11.1756 Appointed Grand-Croixde l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673

Notes on Officer


Rank no dateref:673

Last Post : Commandant de la Marine at Rochefort.


Sonsref:673

A third son was in the Marine : no third son listed in Geneanet ???




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