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Division Le Saige


Fleet Commander
Jacques-Aime Le Saige (Chevalier de la Villebrune)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1781
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) 1781-1789
French 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1784 Renamed "Résolution"
1787 Renamed "Résolution"
1787 Renamed "Reine"
4.17811781
Jacques-Aime Le Saige (Chevalier de la Villebrune)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1781
Fleet disbanded
La Diligente (26) 1761-1782
French 26 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
4.17811781
de Mortemart (Vicomte )French
Naval Sailor
Fleet disbanded
La Gentille (32) 1778-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
4.178111.1781 Fleet disbanded
L'Aigrette (30) 1756-1789
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
4.178111.1781
Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de TraversayFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1828
Fleet disbanded
L'Iris (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
11.9.178111.1781
Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de TraversayFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1828
Fleet disbanded
Le Richmond (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
11.9.178111.1781 Fleet disbanded
L'Hermione (32) 1779-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
11.17811781 Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1781/09

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

 
1781/09/11
L'Iris (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
joined the fleet
 
1781/09/11
Le Richmond (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
joined the fleet
 
1781/11
L'Hermione (32) 1779-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
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 .

 
1781/11
La Gentille (32) 1778-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 
1781/11
L'Aigrette (30) 1756-1789
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 
1781/11
L'Iris (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 
1781/11
Le Richmond (32) 1781-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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