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Jean Frot

RolesShip Builder 
Date of Birth4.6.1835 - Mâcon ref:673
First Known Service1.11.1854ref:673
Last Known Service1881ref:673
Date of Death29.2.1916 - Lorient ref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.11.1854 Appointed Elève de Polytechniqueref:673
1.5.1856 Appointed Elève du Génie Maritimeref:673
1.6.1858 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Troisième Classe de la Marineref:673
bef.1.1.1860 Appointed Adjoint de l'Etablissement d'Indret , Atelier de Construction de Machines at Indretref:673
1.6.1860 Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Seconde et de Première Classe de la Marine

same day ?

1867 Jean Frot invented an "ammonia machine" , which was to replace the steam engine.He presented it at the Universal Exhibition of 1867 and it received an award .The Navy then decided to build 2 machines by the arsenals .But technical difficulties arose and the project came to an end ...ref:673
bef.1.1.1869 Appointed Adjoint à la Surveillance des Fournitures de Bois de la Marine dans le Bassin Forestier de la Loire at Orléansref:673
1876 Supervisor of the works of the Transatlantic Company of Saint Nazaireref:673
16.5.1876 Appointed Ingénieur des Constructions Navales de Seconde Classeref:673
bef.1.1.1881 Appointed Chef à la Surveillance des Fournitures de Bois de la Marine dans le Bassin Forestier de la Loire at Angersref:673


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

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