French Captains' Logs of Napoleonic Wars

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Makis
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French Captains' Logs of Napoleonic Wars

Post by Makis » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:57 am

Does anybody know how to find the French Captains' Logs of the Nepoleonic Wars in the French National Archives?

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Re: French Captains' Logs of Napoleonic Wars

Post by Grammont » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:02 pm

The Rochefort branch of Service historique de la Défense has published the following finding aid: MR C Forces maritimes 1718-1920

http://www.servicehistorique.sga.defens ... ITIMES.pdf

A typical listing for the period you are interested in:

MR 2 C 52 La Vigie, aviso, commandant Mahé, lieutenant de vaisseau. 1803-1805
Journal de bord : 11 fascicules (16 germinal - 5 pluviôse an XII ; 10 pluviôse an XII - 20 frimaire an XIII)

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