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Jacques Rasteau

RolesNaval Sailor, Ship Owner, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth25.8.1680 - La Rochelle FWIKI
First Known Service1709FWIKI
WifeSuzanne Sara SeignetteFWIKI
Last Known Service1709FWIKI
Date of Death26.2.1756 - La Rochelle FWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17061708He sailed for Guadeloupe in 1706 and Havana in 1708 .FWIKI
1709 He ordered the "Profond" for the King to the American islands , for which he had a 2/6 interest on the armament and cargo with Paul-François de Pont (1661-1744) , his future wife's uncle.FWIKI
Le Profond (32) 1685-1712
French 32 Gun
Unrated Flute
, Capitaine Marchand and Commanding Officer
17271747Over this period , it came second among La Rochelle shipowners with 67 campaigns (against 90 for Théodore de La Croix, 48 for Belins and 26 for Giraudeau) , with a strategy of diversification . He armed for Guinea from 1726 .FWIKI
17431748During the War of the Austrian Succession , between 1743 and 1745 , the English seized four of its ships (Le Lion d'Or , l'Aimable-Suzanne , la Diane et le Saint-Paul), constituting a loss of 2,373,425 Livres . Three more were captured in 1748 (Saint Jacques , Le Profond and L'Espérance) .FWIKI

Notes on Officer


16 sons and daughters survive to adulthood : merchands , ship-owners , capitaines for sons , spouses of daughters the same with location Saint-Domingue three (sugar and so slaves) , Louisiane one , La Rochelle eight , Marennes (salt) one .



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