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Philippe de Pastour de Costebelle (c. 1661 – October, 1717) was a naval officer and Governor of Newfoundland, born Languedoc died Louisbourg.

Costebelle served in the navy and in 1692 as lieutenant at Plaisance defending the colony from English naval assaults. In 1695 he was named as the king's lieutenant at Plaisance to improve the fortifications and established contact with the English colonists in St. Mary's Bay. Costebelle was appointed governor in 1706 after Subercase's departure for Acadia.

In December 1708 Costebelle conducted attacks against the British at St. John's. By the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713 Newfoundland was handed over to Britain and the king of France ordered Costebelle to evacuate the colony in the spring of 1714 and to send the garrison and inhabitants to Cape Breton Island.

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Preceded by
Daniel d'Auger de Subercase
Governor of Plaisance
1706 — 1713
Succeeded by
Henry Osborn


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