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French Fleet 1744 for Landing in England


Fleet Commander
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
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) 1738-1759
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
6.2.174419.3.1744 Fleet disbanded
Le Neptune (74) 1723-1747
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
6.2.174419.3.1744 Fleet disbanded
Le Lys (72) 1706-1747
French 72 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
6.2.174419.3.1744Fleet 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

 

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ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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