Division Le Saige


Fleet Commander Jacques-Aime Le Saige (Chevalier de la Villebrune)FWIKI
Fleet Formed4.1781FWIKI
Fleet Disbanded1781FWIKI

Introduction

No date of formation : after the Battle of Cape Henry on 16 March 1781.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Romulus (44) 4.17811781 Jacques-Aime Le Saige (Chevalier de la Villebrune)Fleet disbanded
La Diligente (26) 4.17811781 de Mortemart (Vicomte )Fleet disbanded
La Gentille (32) 4.178111.1781 Fleet disbanded
L'Aigrette (30) 4.178111.1781Chevalier Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1754-1831)Fleet disbanded
L'Iris (32) 11.9.178111.1781Chevalier Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1754-1831)Fleet disbanded
Le Richmond (32) 11.9.178111.1781 Fleet disbanded
L'Hermione (32) 11.17811781 Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1781/09

In September 1781, she ferried Vioménil's troops to Williamsburg for theSiege of Yorktown .

 
1781/09/11L'Iris (32) joined the fleet 
1781/09/11Le Richmond (32) joined the fleet 
1781/11L'Hermione (32) joined the fleet 
1781/11

After the Franco-American victory at Yorktown, De Grasse left Le Saige to patrol the Chesapeake with Romulus , Hermione and Diligente .

 
1781/11La Gentille (32) left the fleet 
1781/11L'Aigrette (30) left the fleet 
1781/11L'Iris (32) left the fleet 
1781/11Le Richmond (32) left the fleet 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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