Chaumareys

Some articles on chaumareys:

French Frigate Méduse (1810) - Service - Aftermath
... De Chaumareys decided to rescue the gold that was still on board the Méduse and sent out a salvage crew, which discovered that the Méduse was still intact ... At his court martial at Port de Rochefort in 1817 De Chaumareys was tried on five counts but acquitted of abandoning his squadron, of failing to re-float his ship and of ... Even though this verdict implied the death penalty, De Chaumareys was sentenced to only three years in jail ...
French Frigate Méduse (1810) - Service - Bourbon Restauration - Course To Senegal
... On 17 June 1816, a convoy under the command of Chaumareys on Méduse departed Rochefort, accompanied by the storeship Loire, the brig Argus and the corvette Écho, to receive the British handover of the ... Chaumareys had decided to involve one of the passengers, Richefort, in the navigation of the frigate ... On 2 July 1816 Méduse ran into increasingly shallow water, both Chaumareys and Richefort ignoring signs such as white breakers and mud in the water ...