French Fleet 1744 for Landing in England


Fleet Commander Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil) (1665-1744)ref:631
Fleet Formed6.2.1744ref:631
Fleet Disbanded19.3.1744ref:631

Introduction

Squadron of 19 ships assembled in Brest in early 1744 to protect the landing in England of Charles Edouard Stuart. On February 6, 1744, she sailed from Brest to the outskirts of Pas-de-Calais but the presence of an English squadron much larger in number forced her to turn back ...



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Superbe (74) 6.2.174419.3.1744 Fleet disbanded
Le Neptune (74) 6.2.174419.3.1744 Fleet disbanded
Le Lys (72) 6.2.174419.3.1744Chevalier Nicolas Hercule d'Espinay Beaugroult (Marquis d'Espinay) (1674-1752)Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1744/02/06

Departure from Brest

 
1744/03/09

When Roquefeuil died on the "Superbe" , de Blouet de Camilly from the "Neptune" took the head of the squadron.

 
1744/03/19

Arrived at Brest

 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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