Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean (France)
The French Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, also known as CECMED (French for Commandant en chef pour la Méditerranée) is a French Armed Forces regional commander. He commands the zone, the region an...
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Officier de plume
In the ancien Régime French Navy, officiers de plume (literally pen officers) were officers working in the administration of ports and colonies, as opposed to officiers d'épée, who were officers at se...
Académie de Marine
The Royal Naval Academy of France (French: L'Académie royale de marine) was founded at Brest by a ruling of 31 July 1752 by Antoine Louis de Rouillé, comte de Jouy, Secretary of State for the Navy...
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Guard marine
In France, under the Ancien Régime, the Gardes de la Marine (Guards of the Navy), or Gardes-Marine were young gentlemen picked and maintained by the king in his harbours to learn the navy service, and...
Officier d'épée
In the ancien Régime French Navy, an officier d'épée (literally, sword officer) was a member of the "corps des officiers d'épée", one of the naval officer corps. This corps was divided between "offic...
Levant Fleet
In Ancien Régime France the Levant fleet (French: flotte du Levant) was the part of the French navy based at Toulon, entrusted with Mediterranean operations. Its counterpart was the Ponant fleet,...
Chef d'escadre
In the ancien Régime French Navy, the rank of chef d'escadre (literally, squadron commander, pronounced [ʃɛf dɛskaːdʁ]) was equivalent to the present-day rank of rear admiral. It was replaced in 1791...
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Ponant fleet
The Flotte du Ponant (Atlantic fleet) was the overall term for the naval forces of the royal French navy under the Ancien Régime designated to communicating with the New World in general (and the Fren...