Chevalier Dominique Marie Claude de La Grandière


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Baptism4.2.1767 - St-Martin-des-Champs, Morlaix ref:631
First Known Service1775ref:631
FatherChevalier Charles-Marie de La Grandière (Seigneur de Boisgauthier) (1729-1812)ref:631
Nephew Pierre-Paul de La Grandière (1807-1876)ref:631
Grandfather Hubert-Maximilien de La Grandière (1672-1736)ref:631
BrotherChevalier Pierre-Marie Martin de La Grandière (1765-1827)ref:631
Last Known Service1775ref:631
Date of Death15.3.1795ref:631
Cause of Deathlost at sea .ref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1774 Raised at the school of La Flèche (Military School)ref:631
1775 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
15.3.1795 Died the 15/03/1795 off the Cape of Good Hope, on the Esperance flute (commander Huon de Kermadec), returning from making the journey in search of La Pérouse with Rear Admiral d'Entrecasteaux. It was during this trip that the Archipelago of La Louisiade was discovered on 06/20/1793; the islands of this archipelago were named after the officers of the expedition; thus the island of La Grandière is located in the northern part of the group at 8 ° 55 'south latitude and 148 ° 51 east longitude, very close to Jurien island;ref:631

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ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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