Jean Gaspard DE VENCE

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French Ancien Régime

FrenchBorn Jean Gaspard VENCE

French privateer, admiral and Maritime Prefect of Toulon

Born on April 06, 1747 in Marseille, France , France

Died on March 12, 1808 in Tonnerre, France

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In 1762 at age 15 he entered the merchant navy in Bayonne, sailed to Saint-Domingue and several years later became a captain. Transferred to the Royal Navy, served on a 74-gun battleship «Le Protecteur», incidentally studying mathematics and navigation. Then returned to the merchant navy and in 1767 aboard the ship «L'Auguste» take a cruise along the coast of Africa, near Cape St. Philip was in a shipwreck more than four months and get to Marseille, losing half the team from scurvy.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   In 1762 at age 15 he entered the merchant navy in Bayonne, sailed to Saint-Domingue and several years later became a captain. Transferred to the Royal Navy, served on a 74-gun battleship «Le Protecteur», incidentally studying mathematics and navigation. Then returned to the merchant navy and in 1767 aboard the ship «L'Auguste» take a cruise along the coast of Africa, near Cape St. Philip was in a shipwreck more than four months and get to Marseille, losing half the team from scurvy.



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