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Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du Casse


Fleet Commander
Lord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1677-1699
FWIKI
Fleet Formed7.1.1697FWIKI
Fleet Disbanded9.1697FWIKI

Introduction

Fleet at Brest :

State ships Sceptre (88c), 2 of 2e rang le Fort (70c) et le Saint-Louis (66c), 4 of 3e rang l’Apollon (60c), le Furieux (62c), le Saint-Michel (60c), le Vermandois  (62c), l’Avenant, la Dieppoise, l’Éclatante, Maison-de-Ville-d’Amsterdam, le Marin, la Mutine, la Providence and 4 traversiers of Aunis 

No ship description for de Massiac , just the year 1697 in Salein

 

Renforcement in the Antilles Area by Squadron of Des Augiers , flibutiers and St Malo frigates

2 frigates malouines and 10 flibustiers ships ( Dictionnaire des corsaires et des pirates )

Share of the King : 2 millions



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Sceptre (84) 1691-1718
French 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697
Lord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1677-1699
Fleet disbanded
La Maison de Ville d'Amsterdam (12) 1697-1697
French 12 Gun
Privateer Galliot
7.1.16979.1697
MosnierFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1697
Fleet disbanded
La Mutine (40) 1695-1707
French 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697
de MassiacFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1697-1704
Fleet disbanded
La Dieppoise (12) 1697-1697
French 12 Gun
Unrated Galliot
7.1.16979.1697
FlaubertauFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1697
Fleet disbanded
Le Vermandois (60) 1684-1721
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697 Fleet disbanded
Le Saint Michel (58) 1686-1704
French 58 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697 Fleet disbanded
L'Apollon (56) 1683-1720
French 56 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697 Fleet disbanded
Le Furieux (60) 1684-1721
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697
Isaac Michel de La Motte (Sieur de La Motte)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1678-1697
Fleet disbanded
Le Saint Louis (64) 1692-1712
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697 Fleet disbanded
Le Fort (68) 1693-1702
French 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697 Fleet disbanded
L'Avenant (42) 1671-1704
French 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
7.1.16979.1697
de MassiacFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1697-1704
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1694/05/06

From 06 to 24 mai , enter of the French in the town and sacking of her for 10 to 20 millions of Livres Tournois

 
1697/01/07

Departure from Brest

 
1697/03/03

Arrival at Saint Domingue

 
1697/03/27

Pact on the Admiral Vessel between Flibustiers and The Fleet from Brest : part for flibustiers on the gain

 
1697/03/28

End of Mars 1697 , arrival in view of Carthagene with 1200 men from Brest and 650 flibustiers from Saint Domingue

 
1697/04/13

At Carthagene with 29 ships

 
1697/04/15

Attack of Boca Chica: Fort San Luis

 

 
1697/04/16

Redition of Don Sancho Jimeno and his 139 mens

The Bay of Cathargene is in posession of the French

 
1697/04/20

Attack of the town of Cathargene , who rapidely surrend .

Ransom of 9 millions of Livres Tournois .

 
1697/05/06

From 06 to 24 mai , entry of the French in the town and sacking of her for 10 to 20 millions of Livres Tournois

The pact said that 2 millions were for the Flibustiers , but they are paid military wages : 650 of them sacked a second time the town

 

 
1697/08

On his return voyage to France, Pointis managed to avoid the English admiral John Neville detached from Cadix to pursue him .

The only ship captured was an hospital with yellow fever sicks : the desease killed 1300 English sailors, six captains, and Admiral Neville himself , only one captain in the Dutch fleet survived.

 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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