Henri-François des Herbiers (Marquis de l'Etanduère ou de l'Estenduère)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Soldier 
Date of Birth1682 - Angersref:1643
First Known Service1692ref:1643
A.K.A.des Herbiers de l'Estenduèreref:631
Father Henri Auguste des Herbiers (Seigneur de l'Estenduère ,de Vernon,du Tréhan et d'Ardelay) (d.1714)ref:631
WifeMarie Olive Gaillardref:631
Uncle Armand-Charles des Herbiers (Chevalier Seigneur de Vernon) (d.1713)ref:631
NephewChevalier Antoine Augustin des Herbiers de l'Estenduère (1719-1764)ref:631
Last Known Service1745BNF1
Date of Death26.3.1750 - Rochefort ref:1643

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Marquis de l'Etanduère ou de l'Estenduèreref:1643
 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
1692 Téméraire (52), Mousse, first campaignref:673
1693 Téméraire (52), Volontaire de la Marineref:673
17.6.1693 Battle of Lagos 
1694 Le Bizarre (68), Soldierref:673
12.5.1697 Garde de la Marineref:673
12.5.1697 At Rochefort .ref:673
1698 L'Emporté (44), Garde de la Marineref:673
17011703Aide d’Artillerie at Rochefort .ref:673
1703 Port Louis (Lorient) , employed in the arming and disarming of coastal batteries .ref:673
1.1.1703 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:1643
1.1.1703 La Prohibition (4), Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
17041705Le Gaillard (54), Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
9.17043.1705Then used on the frigate "Etoile" , on an observation mission off Gibraltar and pursued by the Leake Squadron, the French ran aground three ships , including the "Etoile" , west of Marbella , set them on fire so as not to deliver them to the English in march 1705 .ref:673
9.170510.1705Embarked on the "Aragon" at the Siege of Barcelona (September-October 1705), he was taken prisoner by the English during an observation mission of the Anglo-Dutch fleet.ref:673
1.11.1705 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1706 L'Achille (64), Lieutenant de Vaisseau, capitaine en second after death of ship-commanderref:673
13.4.1706 Action of 1706/04/13 
12.6.1706 Action of 1706/06/12 
1707 Le Magnanime (72), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1709 L'Achille (64), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1710 L'Elisabeth (72), Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1720 La Vénus (16), Lieutenant de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:673
1721 Le Portefaix (44), Lieutenant de Vaisseau, ?? no year and Commanding Officerref:673
172117253 campaigns to Canada aboard the flute "Portefaix" then the "Dromedaire" during which he draws plans and draws maps.ref:673
1725 Le Dromadaire (44), Lieutenant de Vaisseau, ?? no year and Commanding Officerref:673
17.3.1727 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:1643
17301733Le Héros (46), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:673
17341735Capitaine de Pavillon of Duguay-Trouin at the latter's request . He is considered an excellent and very experienced officer .ref:673
20.3.1736 Appointed Commissaire Général d'Artillerie at Rochefortref:673
17401741Le Mercure (60), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:631
7.1.1741 Action of January 7 1741 
1742 Appointed Commandant du Corps des Canonniers de la Marine at Dunkirkref:673
1744 He took part in the siege of Furnes (Netherlands) led by Marshal de Noailles.ref:673
1.1.1745 Chef d'Escadreref:1643
1.1.1745 Le Juste (74), as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadreref:673
1746 He is in charge, with the Count of Chabannes commanding La Rochelle, to visit and arm all the batteries of the coasts of Saintonge, Aunis and Poitou .ref:673
174714.10.1747Le Tonnant (80), as Flag Officer, Chef d'EscadreBNF1
14.10.1747 Commanded the French Line of Battle at the 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
174826.3.1750Appointed Commandant de la Marine at Rochefortref:673


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