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Fleet for Quebec 1755


Fleet CommanderW029
Fleet Formed4.1755W029
Fleet Disbanded1755W029

Introduction

Troops and supplies for North America. Among the ships of the line, 7 were armed en-flute with their armament reduced accordingly to allow more space for freight and troops



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
L'Entreprenant (74) 1751-1758
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17551755 Fleet disbanded
4.17551755 Fleet disbanded
L'Opiniatre (64) 1750-1758
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17551755 Fleet disbanded
La Sirène (30) 1744-1760
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
4.17551755 Fleet disbanded
L'Illustre (64) 1750-1761
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17551755Fleet disbanded
L'Actif (64) 1752-1767
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17551755
Alexandre Tancrède de Caumont d'AddeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Fleet disbanded
L'Algonkin (72) 1753-1815
French 72 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17551755 Fleet disbanded
Le Lys (64) 1746-1755
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17558.6.1755 Captured
L'Alcide (64) 1743-1755
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.17558.6.1755
Chevalier Toussaint Hocquart de BlincourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1761
Captured
Le Léopard (62) 1727-1756
French 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.175515.8.1755
Chevalier Jean Joseph d'AnnevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1759
Abandoned

DateEventSource
1755/05/03

Departure from Brest .

 
1755/06

Arrival of the "Leopard" at Quebec

 
1755/06/08
L'Alcide (64) 1743-1755
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1755/06/08
Le Lys (64) 1746-1755
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1755/08/15

Departure from Canada to France : to escape the enemy, de Cahideuc had the audacity to pass all his ships through the Strait of Belle-Isle, which no ship of the king had ever yet taken .
Thanks to this skilful maneuver, the return took place without incident .

 
1755/08/15
Le Léopard (62) 1727-1756
French 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1756

"Leopard " condemned and burnt at Quebec after an epidemic aboard

 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W029Seven Years War ProjectRichard Couture, Web Site

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