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Armement Mixte of Colbert de Seignelay for Attack of Surinam


Fleet Commander
Jean Baptiste DucasseFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Pirate
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Merchant Sailor
Service 1678-1707
ref:683
Fleet Formed1688ref:683
Fleet Disbanded6.1690ref:683

Introduction

Capital of 110000 Livres Tournois came from the First Commis Jean Baptiste de Lagny and Charles de Salabery forced by Seignelay

Frigate Emerillon commanded by Jean-Baptiste de Gennes

Flutes Loire and Bretonne

After aout 1689 , Ducasse with only his flagship

 



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
16886.1690
Jean Baptiste DucasseFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Pirate
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Merchant Sailor
Service 1678-1707
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1689/03

Encounter with Jean Fantin near Isle of Boa Vista , Cape Verde Islands

 
1689/06

Attack of the Dutch ports of Berbice and Fort Zeelandia , in Surinam .

Ransom the colony of Berbice for 9000 ecus , after a combat with 80 dead french

 
1689/08

Attack of Saint Kitts

Take 130 slaves and 20 boilers.

Loot official was of 119895 Livres Tournois , 30000 for Ducasse .

 
1689/09

Cruize in front of Barbados

Take 3 prizes with blacks (slaves??) , flour and gold powder .

Loot official was 1677866 Livres pound of sugar at 4 Livres Tournois the cent , in total 67000 Livres Tournois .

The gold was send in France , not accounted.

All the other ships of the squadron regain France with the loot.

 
1690/01

Delivrance from British Occupation of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint Martin

 
1690/06

Return in compagny of Favorite at La Rochelle

 

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