Campagne of Spiztberg


Fleet Commander René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736)ref:771
Fleet Formed1703/06ref:771
Fleet Disbanded1703ref:771

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Le Murinet (36) 1703/061703René Fouquet de la Fontaine (1664-?), François Daniel du Jardais (Sieur Dujardais)
Le Natal (28) 1703/061703René Fouquet de la Fontaine (1664-?)
L'Eclatant (68) 1703/061703 René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736)
Le Furieux (58) 1703/061703 Desmarets Herpin
Le Bienvenu (30) 1703/061703 des Marques

DateEventSource
1703/07/07

Encounter in the fog near the Isle of Orkney with the dutch fleet of 15 vessels of Admiral Van der Dussen

 
1703/07/30

Arrival at Spitzberg

 
1703/08

Take informations from the ship escorter of the Hamburger whalers

Took 28 dutch whalers from the 100 under the escort of 4 ships of 40 to 60 guns , the rest escape because of the fog when the fleet attack the S'Gravenhagen Bay

 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:771Histoire de la marine française, Vol V from 1635 to 1684Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book