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Philippe Pastour de Costebelle


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth11.1661 - Saint Alexandre , Gardref:673
First Known Service1683ref:673
WifeAnne de Tour - Married 1704ref:673
WifeAnne d’Entremont - Married 12.2.1716FWIKI
Last Known Service8.1799ref:673
Date of Death10.1717 - Port Dauphin, Île Royale ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1683 Garde de la Marineref:673
1692 Lieutenant d'une Compagnie Franche de la Marine (Enseigne de Vaisseau)ref:673
1692 He served in the infantry Company under his brother Louis in Plaisance , Newfoundland.ref:673
9.1692 He took part in the defense of Plaisance, which repelled an attack by five English ships.ref:673
1693 He takes part in an expedition to Trinity Bay from where he brings back prisoners.ref:673
8.1693 He took part in the fighting during an English landing attempt by some twenty ships commanded by Admiral Wheler.ref:673
25.1.1694 Capitaine d'une Compagnie Franche de la Marine (Lieutenant de Vaisseau)ref:673
13.3.16951696Appointed Lieutenant du Roi at Plaisanceref:673
16968.1697Stay in France.ref:673
10.16988.1799Appointed Gouverneur at Plaisance

by interim .

ref:673
1.10.16988.1699During this period he proceeded to the restoration of the fortifications and established communications by land with the inhabitants of Ste Marie.ref:673
17002.1701He returns to France. He was present at Versailles in January 1701, at Pont St Esprit , Gard in February 1701.ref:673
5.1701 He embarked for Plaisance .ref:673
4.17021703Appointed Gouverneur at Plaisance

by interim

ref:673
11.1702 He gives a War Commission to Tilly to go and plunder the English establishments of the Trinité .ref:673
12.1704 Winter 1704 , he launched an expedition against St Jean .ref:673
10.4.17061.1.1714Appointed Gouverneur at PlaisanceFWIKI
6.1708 Appointed l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
14.12.1708 He organizes an expedition against St Jean and occupies the city. But not having been able to maintain a sufficient presence, the city will be taken over by the English.ref:673
1710 He is in charge of organizing, at the request of Pontchartrain, Minister of the Navy, a diplomatic action intended to encourage the tastes of independence of the Americans and to encourage them to deal with the French.Mission led by Denys de la Ronde which fails due to the strong English presence in Boston.ref:673
11.4.171325.9.1714The Treaty of Utrecht, which ended the War of the Spanish Succession, is signed with the English, ceding Acadia, Newfoundland and Hudson Bay to them.He was ordered to evacuate the French from Newfoundland to Cape Breton Island or Île Royale.He dispatched St Ovide , King's Lieutenant to explore the area, the latter choosing a point on the eastern coast of Cape Breton , Le Havre-à-Anglais, where the city of Louisbourg would rise.In 1714 , he had Plaisance and St Pierre et Miquelon evacuated and he was the last to board the "Heros" on September 25.ref:673
1.1.171410.1717Appointed Gouverneur at Île RoyaleFWIKI
25.9.1714 
Le Héros (46) 1700-1740
French 46 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as a passenger
ref:673
9.8.17179.1717, as a passengerref:673


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