Campagne of Spiztberg


Fleet Commander René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736)ref:771
Fleet Formed6.1703ref:771
Fleet Disbanded1703ref:771

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Le Murinet (36) 6.17031703René Fouquet de la Fontaine (1664-?), François Daniel du Jardais (Sieur Dujardais)Fleet disbanded
Le Natal (28) 6.17031703René Fouquet de la Fontaine (1664-?)Fleet disbanded
L'Eclatant (68) 6.17031703 René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736)Fleet disbanded
Le Furieux (58) 6.17031703 Desmarets HerpinFleet disbanded
Le Bienvenu (30) 6.17031703 des MarquesFleet disbanded

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

 

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