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Cassard Squadron


Fleet Commander
Jacques CassardFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1705-1712
ref:673
Fleet Formed11.1712ref:673
Fleet Disbanded1714ref:673

Introduction

Squadron entrusted by the King to Cassard to go and ravage the English, Dutch and Portuguese colonies. It is particularly distinguished by its intrepidity during the attacks of Santiago (Cape Verde Islands), Surinam and Curaçao. The raids caused the enemies enormous losses estimated at over thirty million.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Téméraire (50) 1695-1721
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
11.17121714 Fleet disbanded

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site

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