Chevalier Bernard de Gasquet

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth7.11.1727 - Lorgues , Varref:631
First Known Service1779ref:631
A.K.A.Jean Bernardref:631
WifeLouise Charlotte Étiennette Bernarde Mariany - Married 14.5.1771, Le Havre ref:631
Brother François Magdelon de Gasquet (1721-1783)ref:631
Last Known Service1779ref:631
Date of Death19.7.1781 - Lorgues , Varref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
7.1758 Wounded during a brilliant action by attacking two English frigates with a circassian rowboat remodeled according to his care during the siege of Louisbourg in July 1758, he was captured by the English and released on parole.ref:631
1779 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631

Notes on Officer

Rank No date and Carrierref:631

Garde de Marine maybe 1743

Began his career in the Bourgogne Regiment. Having then entered the naval service, he made several campaigns as a Ensign, including seven in the long course.

He found himself in several battles against the English serving on the King’s ships, the "Illustre" , the "Heroine" , the "St. Michel" , the "Heros" , the "Sceptre" , the "Entreprenant" .


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