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Squadron to Martinique 1809


Fleet Commander
Amable Gilles TroudeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1824
E-WIKI
Fleet Formed16.2.1809E-WIKI
Fleet Disbanded29.5.1809E-WIKI

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Squadron of three 74-gun ships and two frigates , under the overall command of Commodore Amable Troude . Learning of the capture of Martinique , Troude's squadron turned back but was pursued by the British .



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Hautpoult (74) 1807-1809
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
16.2.180917.4.1809
Amand LeducFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1774-1816
Captured
Le Courageux (74) 1806-1831
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
16.2.180929.5.1809 Fleet disbanded
Le Polonais (74) 1808-1825
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
16.2.180929.5.1809
Hugues Oliver MequetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1824
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1809/02/16

Departure of the squadron from Lorient .

 
1809/03/29

The ships arrived at the Saintes , Guadeloupe and landed reinforcements .

 
1809/04/17
Le Hautpoult (74) 1807-1809
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1809/05/29

Polonais and Courageux reached Cherbourg , France along with 7 prize ships captured on the way .

 

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