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Fortuné Joseph Hyacinthe Le Prédour


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth16.2.1793 - Chateaulin , Finistère, Brittany ref:673
First Known Service5.1804ref:673
Brother
Louis Martial Le PrédourFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Medic
Service 1802-1852
ref:673
Brother
Benjamin François Ollivier Le PrédourFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1799-1836
ref:673
Brother-in-lawref:673
Last Known Service2.1858ref:673
Date of Death20.2.1866 - Paris ref:673
Burial22.2.1866 - Père Lachaise, Paris ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.1804 Mousseref:673
aft.5.1804 Embarked on small coastal escort vessels .ref:673
6.1807 Aspirant de Seconde Classeref:673
6.1807 
Le Tourville (74) 1788-1841
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Aspirant de Seconde Classe,
ref:673
11.1810 Aspirant de Première Classeref:673
1812 
La Clorinde (44) 1808-1814
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Aspirant de Première Classe,
ref:673
5.1812 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673
5.1812 
L'Illyrienne (44) 1811-1841
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Hermione"
, Enseigne de Vaisseau,
ref:673
5.18121814He was appointed Ensign of the ship . He served on the "Illyrian" and then the "Hussard" in the Scheldt .With the latter he took part in a campaign that led him to Brazil , Cayenne and the West Indies (1812-1814) .ref:673
18181820He is used on the "Creole" then the "Durance" . He undertook a two-year campaign (1818-1820) in the Indian Ocean and in China .ref:673
1821 He embarked on "Esperance" in campaign in Brazil and in the Indian Sea . He makes astronomical observations and holds up a map of the island of Zanzibar .ref:673
8.1822 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673
1824 Appointed Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine

where he notably translates English Hydrographic works on the Indian Ocean .

ref:673
1825 
Foudroyant (84) 1799-1834
French 84 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Foudroyant"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
ref:673
1826 
Flore (40) 1803-1840
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Flore"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau,
ref:673
18261829He embarked on the "Flore" then the "Lilloise" of which he was in command until 1829 . He conducted several hydrographic campaigns on the western coasts of Africa until 1829 .He reviews maps of the coasts of Gambia , Sierra Leone , and the Gold Coast . On his return he received a token of satisfaction .ref:673
c.1829 
La Lilloise (8) 1823-1833
French 8 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1.3.1831 Capitaine de Frégateref:673
aft.1.3.1831 Campaigned in Senegal and then in the West Indies .ref:673
aft.1.3.1831 
Le Lancier (18) 1822-1842
French 18 Gun
Unrated Brig
, Capitaine de Frégate, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
10.4.1832 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneurref:673
1833 Appointed Chef d’Etat-Major de la Division Navale at Brazilref:673
1834 
Hermione (44) 1811-1841
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Hermione"
, Capitaine de Frégate, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
1836 Appointed Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marineref:673
1.5.1838 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673
1840 
Le Triton (74) 1823-1851
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
2.1841 
L'Hercule (100) 1836-1874
French 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
28.4.1842 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneurref:673
9.18431846Appointed Directeur de l’Ecole Navale

on board of "Borda"

ref:673
9.18431846
Borda (110) 1806-1885
French 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1830 Renamed "Commerce"
1839 Renamed "Borda"
1863 Renamed "Vulcain"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:673
29.7.1845 Appointed Chevalier de Ordre Royal de la Légion d'Honneurref:673
27.3.1847 Contre-Amiralref:673
aft.27.3.18471851Appointed Commandant de la Division Navale at Brazil

He leads negotiations with the Argentine Dictator Rosas which reveal his sense of diplomacy and lead to the treaty of October 31, 1850 opening the Parana to navigation .

ref:673
3.2.1852 Vice-Amiralref:673
aft.3.2.1852 Appointed Membre du Conseil d'Amirauté at Parisref:673
2.1858 Retiredref:673
aft.2.1858 Appointed Sénateurref:673

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ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site

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