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J Humphrey i R. I.

T. Sage Pa.

T. Finlcy Pa.

J. Magee Mass

J.Phillips Md.

Chatham Pa.

G.Harrison Md.

T. Smith Mass



J. Vicry Pa.



Carleton .,
B. Tatem ,



Mass
Md.



T. Steel Md.



August; captured Ship Nelly, of G guns, Charm
ing Peggy, of 8 do., and a Brig, with valua
ble cargoes, and some Tories on board.



Also spoken of as a Brig.



Jan. 7, 1779, drove on shore nt Plymouth, and
was lost, with 75 men.



Oct. 14, captured a Schooner, and was subse
quently herself captured by the British Brig
Hope, off Portsmouth, the Captain and some
of the crew escaping by swimming to the
shore.



140



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.


ej

J
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m

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3

O


Swivels.


i
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Commanded by j

a

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CAPTURES, &c.

& .


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P Sharp Md.




GEN GREEN




1C




80


S Crowcll &c Mass




GEN. GREEN






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25
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tember, 177G, with a cargo of copper, rum,


GEN. GREEN


Schr.


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GEN. GREEN


Bri^


in




inn




2


GEN. GREEN
GEN. GREEN

GEN. GREEN..


Ship.
Ship.
Shin.


1C
14

18




45
40

inn


W. Burke Pa.
J. Montgomery ; Pa.
S. Cnrson . . .1 Pn.



Juno, captured a Ship.




GEN. GREEN
GEN. HANCOCK
GEN. HERKIMER
GEN. MAXWELL
GEN. McDOUGALL
GEN. MERCER



Ship. 10

Ship. 20

! Brig.; 4

Schr.i 10

Ship.| 10

j Sloop



10 \ 13



45
150
12
50
30
31 i



H. Freeman.
Hardy, &c. .
S. Perkins ..
M. Griffin...
J. Jaur.cey ..
Alex. Murray.



Pa.

Mass.



Conn. 8

i
Pa.



Conn.i 8



Md.



GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.
GEN.



STARK
STARK



ER Brig.

LIN i Ship.


10


....


95

">nn


J. Foster Mass.


_,IN Ship.










_,IN Brig.


13




in




GOMERY Brig.


T>




inn




GOMERY Bri-.


14




60




GOMERY Brig.


6








TRY Ship.

:RING


20


....


....


Nicholas Biddle S. C.


AM Ship.


on




150


T Allon Conn


AM Schr.


1C


....


HO


J. Criger Conn
II Stocker Pa


. Brio-


16








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6




15


G Hall Pa


r Schr.


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14




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J. Pearson .. . N. H.



6
1
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8
9
9
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6
I



Sept. 19, at sea, engaged the Ship Levant, Capt.
J. Martin, reported carrying 32 guns and
over 100 men. After an action of 3 hours,
the L. blew up her Boatswain and 17 men
only saved. In company with the Beaver,
captured the Lady Erskine, of 8 guns, out
of a fleet of 21 vessels.



Entered Brest, and saluted the French Admi
ral, who offended the British Ambassador
(Lord StormoiU) by returning the salute.
See Clark s Naval History, vol. 1, p. fil.

Made several captures near the English coast
one a Ship, with a cargo of wine and on
her passage from France, captured a Priva
teer, of 18 guns, and 80 men. Lost 13 in
killed and wounded ; the enemy their Cap
tain, and 22 killed and wounded.

October, captured the ship Thetis, with a cargo
of rum and sugar, out of a fleet of 100 sail.



May 12, sunk at Charleston, to prevent capture.
June 1, captured Ship Golden Engle.

> Captured a Brig, with a cargo of provisions.



Captured 3 large ships, bound to duebcc from
London, with cargoes valued at $400,000.
Also the Packet Halifax, on the coast of
England, which lost 4 killed, & G wounded.

The Sloop of this name was lost on Nantucket,
with 20 souls, January, 1779.

In 1778 captured Ship Mary, of 8 guns. In
1782 recaptured Ship Harriet, that had been
cut out of Gloucester by the enemy, and
taken to sea.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



141



VESSELS.


m

CO

CtJ

O



e

3

O


Swivels.
Men.


Commanded by o
3

OT


V

a


CAPTURES, &c.


GEN. WADSWORTH


Sloop


1


. .. 80




i




GEN. WASHINGTON


Sloop


is


120




fi




GEN. WASHINGTON


Brijr.


IS


.... 130




7




GEN. WASHINGTON


Bri.


6


.... 16




o




GEN. WASHINGTON


Ship.


1<*


....120


Silas Talbot R. I.


n


The Brig of this name, under Capt. Walker, in


GEN. WASHINGTON


Sloop


G


.... 20




n


1780, engaged a Ship of 18 guns, and a Brig
of 16 guns, for 6 hours, sustaining the loss


GEN. WASHINGTON


Ship.


18


60


S Walker Pa


9


of her mainmast, 4 guns dismounted, 3 killed,


GEN. WAYNE
GEN. WAYNE


Brig.

Zebec


12
S


.... 60
70


15. Newton, &c Pa.
R Collins Pa



9


and left her. Was subsequently captured
by Admiral Arbuthnot, and named the "Gen.
Monk ;" and in 1782, was recaptured by
Commo. Barney see * Hytler Jllly" and


GEN. WAYNE


Brig.


4


..10




n


given her old name. Escaped from a fleet of
50 sail in 1780.


GEORGE


Sloop


in


40


T Champlin R I


1




GEORGE


Brig.


8


... 20




g




GEORGE
GEORGE


Brig.


14

fi


....! 75
. 16


J. McCullough Pa.
R French Pa



2




GEORGE


Brig.


10


.... 50


W. Campbell Pa.


1




GEORGE


Ship.


14


.... 45




2




GEORGE & FANNY


Brig.


fi


.... 16




1




GEORGE & FANNY


Brig.


6


.... 20


M. Hall Mass.


o




GERARD


Brig.


10


.... 30




8


Sept. 6, in company with the Convention Pri


GERARD




fj


25






vateer, escorted the armed Slooo Active into


GIFT


Schr.





1 4


)

H Geddes Md


7


Philadelphia, having found her at sea, in the
possession of some prisoners, who had risen


GLORIOSA


Schr.


in


.... 50




7


and obtained possession from her officers.


GLOUCESTER


Brig.


is


.... 130


J. Collision Mass.


7




GLOUCESTER PACKET...
GOLD FINDER


Ship.
Bri.


16

R


.... 45
25


J. 0. Sargent, &c. . . . Mass.
N Seabrook Va.



1




GOOD ADVENTURE


Schr .




5 i 6


j


1




GOOD INTENT
GOOD LUCK


Schr.

Ship.


G
8


j 20
20


Pa.


9






GOV. CLINTON


Brig.


8


.... 18




,




GOV DE GRAFF


Brig.





... 100


H Li-le Pa.


1




GOV. LIVINGSTON


Schr.


4


.... 14


M. Griffith Pa.


1






Schr.


8


.... 10


D Thompson Pa.


?




GOV NELSON


En".


1


40


N Parker Va.


]




GOV TRUMBULL




Op


150




8




GRAND MONARQ.UE


Ship,


Ifi


45


D. Coale N. H.


n




GR<VND MONARQ.UE ...


Ship


18


10




i




GRAND TURK


Ship


"8


. 140




9




GRAND TURK


Ship


24


100


J Pratt Mass.


1




GRAND TURK

23


Brig.


14


.... 60

[


C. Schermerhorn. . . .! Va.


1





142



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.



O



O CQ



Commanded by



5
11



CAPTURES, &c.



GRAMPUS

GREEN

GREY HOUND

GREY HOUND

GREY HOUND

GULL

GUSTAVUS

GUSTAVUS

HAMLIN..

HAMLIN

HAMPDEN

HAMPDEN

HAMPTON PACKET.



HANCOCK



HANCOCK

HANCOCK

HANCOCK

HANCOCK

HANCOCK

HANCOCK

HANIBAL

HANNAH

HANNAH

HANNAH

HANNAH

HANNAH

HANNAH & MOLLY.
HANNAH & SALLY.
HAPPY RETURN
HAPPY RETURN
HAPPY RETURN ....

HARFORD

HARLEQUIN



Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Ship.
Brig.

Ship .
Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Sloop



Schr.



Galley
Sloop
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
Ship.
Brig.
Brig.
Ship.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.



12



Schr.
Schr.
Sloop
Schr.
Schr.
Ship.



4

20
35

111
K)
70
15

55

L2
130

30



80



50
80

110
90
16
I I

130
18
16
18
7f,
(ill



6

BO
SO
90
35

60



J. Hill

S. Dayton

J. Cook& J. Wilds.

J. Kemp

H. Geddes

W. Bunts

J. Magee

G. Fleming



Md.

Pa.

Mass.

Pa.

Md.

Conn.

Mass.

Pa.



D. Brooks

T.Starr

Salter

Sailer

T. Morkham ..



Conn.
Conn.|
N. H.J
N.H.
Conn.




2

1,2

9
9
2






< W. Newman. ... i
(Sam I Tucker, &c. ;



Pa.



Moore ; Pa.

T. Chester Conn,

P. Richards Conn

L. Cliamplin Conn



H. Perkins.



( loiin



W. Finch Pa.

J. O. Brien Mass



S. Gill,&c Mass,

H. Fisher Pa.

H. Hawkins Pa.

G. Cross, &c Va.

C. Gardner, &c Va.

Crabtrce Mass.

S. Salmer ! Pa.

J. Eldred II. I.

J. Leach, &c N. J.

P. Maquar Pa.

J. Wallers Pa.

N, Needham Mass.




1
2
1

1,2
6



In lat. 48 N., Ion?. 28 W., engaged a large
Indiaman for 3 hours, which was reported to
have carried 26 guns; lost 21 men, when
both vessels separated badly crippled. Was
same year captured by the squadron of Sir
Gco. Collier, in the Penobscot, and taken
into the British service.

f July, captured Ship Reward, of 14 guns, by
stratagem. Clark s Naval History, p. 44.

July, captured Ship Nancy, with passengers
cargo of both rum and sugar.

August, captured Ship Nelly Frigate, 6 guns

cargo logwood, &c.

J August, captured Brig Polly cargoj rum and
sugar.

October, captured Brig Lively cargo rum and
sugar.

October, captured Sloop Industry ballast.

November, captured Brig Necessity cargo
dry goods, &c.



June, 1779, captured the Privateer Schooner

Hawke.
August, 1779, captured 3 Brigs cargoes rum

and sugar.



Captured a Ship of 4 guns and 8 swivels, one
Brig, two Schooners, and a Sloop, in the
harbor of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, with car
goes of fish, lumber, &c. All taken by
stratagem.

September, 1779, captured one Brig and two
Sloops cargoes of fustic, tum,&c.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



143



VESSELS.


u
jq

U


m

c


Swivels.


c

V

s.


Commanded by


M


|


CAPTURES, &c.


HARLEQUIN


Sloop


fi




95


S. Doane &c


Conn


8




HA RLEQUIN




10




25


J Hard


Pa






HARLEQUIN


Schr.


4




Ifi


J. Earle


Pa.







HARLEQUIN
HARLEQUIN


Schr.
Sloop


14


12


20

qo


W. Woolsey, &c. ..
D. Shaw


Md.
N. H.


6
g


Com. under three different Captains. Captured
a Ship, with cargo of wine, &c.


HARRIET


Ship.


If!




o


J. Beach


Mass.


2




HARPEY


Galley


9




18


p Smith




o




HAVANA


Schr.


fi




17




Pa.


n




HAVANA


Schr


1


5


15




Pa


i




HAWK


Boat.




4


13


Z Rowe


N FI


2




HAWK


Schr.


fi




SO


J. Wilds &c


Mass.







HAWK


Boat






10






2




HAWK




1




CO


G Olmstead




o




HAWK


Schr.


10




50


E. Stilwell, &c


Pa.


q




HAWK


Brio 1


in


g


31


J Clifton


Pa.


o




HAWK


Briar.


14




180


Oakes


Mass.


7




HAZARD


Brig


fi




12


S. Coffin


N. H.


1




HAZARD




f








N. H.


9




HAZARD


RHP-


ifi




90


J. F. Williams


Mass.


8


Captured a Brig and Schooner. March 1(5,


HAZARD


Brio-


fi




14


E. Coffin


Mass.


1


1779, captured the brig Active, Capt. Sims,
said to carry 18 guns, 16 swivels, and about


HAZARD


Schr


4




25


N. Webb


Mass.


1


100 men, off St. Thomas, W. I., after an
action of 37 minutes, during which the H.


HAZARD




fi




25


H. Helm


Mass.


9


lost 3 killed, and 5 wounded, and the enemy
13 killed, and 20 wounded. Had, also, an


HAZARD
HAZARD


Schr.
Cutter


10


1


25
45


H. Perkins


Pa.
Pa.


9



action with a British Ship of 14 guns and 80
men, which, after several attempts to board,
sheered off. Was subsequently burnt in the
Penobscot, in August, 1779, to prevent falling


HAZARD




Ifi




75




Va.




into the hands of the enemy.


HEART OF OAK


u










N. C.


fi












qo




N. H.







HECTOR


Brio-


fi




15




Mass.


9




HECTOR


En *


1




70




Pa.


n




HECTOR




18




50




Mass.


9


August 14, composed one of the squadron of


HENRY


Schr


4




10


J. Ord


Mass.


q


Commo. Saltonstall, that was destroyed in
the Penobscot, to prevent capture by the


HENRY


Schr




2


1


B. Falcon


Md.





enemy.


HENDRICK


Ship


18




qo




Mass.


l




HERCULES


Ship






00




Mass.


1








13




40


J. Forbes


Md.


q




T-TRRfMTT F<?




1C




GO




Md.


n




HERMOINE




fi




Ifi


W. Parker


N. H







HERMOINE


Sloop


fi




1?




Mass.


1






Sloop


a




25


T. Hopkins


Conn.


2























144



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.



Commanded by



CAPTURES, &c.



HERO

H.L.RO

IILRO *!

HERO

HERO

HERO

HERO

HERO

HERO

HERO

HERO

HETTY

HETTY

HETTY

HETTY

HETTY

HETTY

HETTY

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

HIND

HOLKER, (orHolkar)

HOLKER

HOLKER

HOLKER . .



HOLKER

HOLKER

HOLKER

HOOKER



Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Brig.
Schr.



Schr.|
Boat,



Sloop
Sloop
Sloop 1
Ship.
Ship.
Brig.,

1 Brig.|

I

Schr.

Schr.



Brig.

Brig.
i
1 Brig.

Schr.
Sloop.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig



Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Sloop
Brig.
Brig.



35

200
.... 20
...J25

...J 5
...15
25
Hi
16
... 40

10 18

I

no

r,ii

50

in



W. Tresethen N. H



8

16 ....
6 12

16 ....
10 .



. Brig. 16 ....

. Schr.L.J 10
i i

.1 Schr.! 6 ! 4

J Boat. 2 !.



. ill
35
(ill
15
20
50
39
35
-in
30
It

16

100
50

130
35



120
17
14
35



J. Tracy Mass

A. Coffin Mass

W.Fairfield Mass

S. Smith Mass

N. Plympton Mass

I

G. Babcock, &c Mass

J. Seranton Mass



Conn



P. Filer

J. Riley Conn

F. Baker \ Md.

J. Brice Pa.

J. Josiah , Pa.

S. Houston Pa.

S. Davidson Fa.



J. De Burke Pa.

H. Darnald Pa.

D. Ships Conn

J. Bricn N. H.

J. Atkins ; N. H

G. Smith & J. Darby Mass

S. Smedlcy Conn,

R. Collins p a .

J. Burrows ; Pa.

J. Angus p a .

J. Brice Pa.

J. Baxter p a .

Angus I Md.

B. Durham Mass.

M.Lawler, &c Pa.

D. Stevens Pa.

J. Clueenland ! Pa.

i

Geo. Geddes Pa.



R. Kean Pa.



W. Courard.



.. Md.
R. Montgomery .... Md.
H. Martin Pa.



I



2

2

l|

1 ;

2 !

l i
8 \

s !



b




1



Also Capt. 0. Reed. Under the former Cap
tain, in July of this year, assisted by a shore
parly, captured the town of Luenburg, spiked
guns, and afterwards ransomed the place for
1000 pounds.



The Brilish claim to have captured a cruiser of
this name and force.



Early in this year had a drawn battle with a
British cruiser of 14 guns and 80 men; had
one man killed, and several wounded.

A cruiser of this name, Cnpt. Angus, in a voy
age to Tenerifl c, beat oli a Snow of 16 guns,
and afterwards two armed Schooners and a
Sloop, with a loss of 2 killed, and 8 wounded.
1st vol. of Clark s Naval History, p. 111.

Captured a Brig.



April, at sea, captured a Schooner of 10 guns
and 48 men, and two armed Sloops. July,
at sea, captured a Brig of 16 guns, after an
action of one hour and R half, and the loss of
6 killed, Captain, 1st Lieut., and 14 wounded.
The enemy had G killed, and 20 wounded.

June, captured Ship Diana, having on board 80
cannon, 60 swivels, 10 cohorns, &c. August,
captured 3 Brigs cargoes of rum and sugar;
one wrecked on Cape May. Reported only
70 tons. Captured a Sloop of 6 guns cargo
of dry goods.

Feb., 1781, captured the British Cutter Hypo
crite, of 16 guns, after an action of 15 min
utes, and a loss of 3 killed, and 1 wounded.
The Cutter lost 4 killed, and 7 wounded. In
1782, engaged Ship Experiment, of 18 guns,
in the W. Indies; and, upon the appearance
of another American Privateer, the E, hauled,
off.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



145



VESSELS.


n

m






c

3

CD


Swivels.


C
V

2


Commanded by


o
"3
oi




Q

6


1
1



1

2

1
O&l
1
2
9
8
9&1
2
2
2
9
9

9
1
1
1
7
8
8
9

9
1
3
8
1
1
1


CAPTURES, &c.


HOPE


Schr.
Schr.


5

g


10


45
30

20
25
25
10
20
30
35
14
40
50
18
25
30
25
21
12
18
20
15
45
30
45
20
20
50
10
20
7
16
13
150
100
100
15
120
20
50


Hatch


Mass.
Mass.
Mass
Mass.
Mass.
Mass.
Mass.
Mnss.
Mass
R. I.
R. I.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Md.
Va.
Mass
Mass.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Mass.
Mass.
Mass.
Conn.
Conn.
Conn.
Pa.
Md.
Mass.
Conn.
Conn.
Conn.
Pa.
Pa.
Va.


A privateer of this name was captured in 1782
by a British brig of 16 guns ; and while the
latter was laying in a harbor on the coast of
Labrador, the crew of the Hope, numbering
only 21, rose upon the brig s company, over
came them, and returned with their prize to
Beverly. " Penn. Packet of 1782."

July, assisted 3 other privateers in taking the
town of Luenburg.


HOPE


S. Irish


HOPE . .


Schr.


10




HOPE
HOPE
HOPE


Schr.
Schr.


8
6


....


A. Furness, &c




HOPE


Bri".


6






HOPE
HOPE
HOPE


Brig.
Brig.

Sloop
Sloop
Ship.
Ship .
Ship.
Schr.
Sloop
Schr




6
6
10
16

18
10
G

8


6
4

10




H Woodbury




HOPE


J Cook


HOPE
HOPE
HOPE
HOPE


W. Hay man, &c....


E. North
T. Ward




HOPE


J. Gould &c


HOPEWELL
HOPEWELL
HOPEWELL

HORNET .. ....


Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.


2
4




Sold at auction, in Little Egg Harbor, in Nov.
of thia year.

Aug. 14th, captured by the squadron of Sir
Geo. Collier in the Penobscot, and taken into
the British service ; and reputed a fine speci
men of naval architecture.

A privateer of this name, a schooner, Capt. J.
Douglass, in April, 1779, encountered a Brit
ish ship well armed, which she engaged for
one hour, when the enemy made sail, leaving
the schooner, with 4 wounded, to repair her
damages ; afterwards captured a schooner,








HORNET
HORNET


Schr.
Sloop
Sloop
Brigf.
Brig.
Brig.


8
6
8
6
14
14


2




W. More


HORNET




HOUND
HOUND
HOUND












Schr.






HUMB1RD
HUMMINGBIRD
HUMMINGBIRD . ...


Boat.
Schr.
Schr.


6
4

20


4
4






J Stout


HUNTER




HUNTER
HUNTER
HUNTER


Ship.
Ship.
Sloop
Ship.
Schr.
Schr.


18
18
4
18
4
10


6




N Sn"-e


J. Smith




HUNTER
HUNTER
HUNTER


S. Sase. . .




J. McClare, &c



146



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.


02
CO

OS

o


09

C
3

o


Swivels.


c

V

S


Commanded by


u

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CAPTURES, &c.



April 8, 1782, in the Delaware Bay, engaged
and captured the British ship Gen. Monk, of
20 guns and 136 men, Capt. Rogers, after one
of the best fought actions upon record, which
lasted, at close quarters, 45 minutes, leaving
4 killed and 11 wounded on board of the H.
A., and 20 killed and 33 wounded on board
of the Gen. M.; the English accounts say
only 8 killed and 31 wounded. The guns of
the H. A. were 6s, while the Gen. Monk s
were 9s.

Captured the British ship Harlem of 14 guns
and 85 men, at sea, July 6, she having
thrown overboard all her guns in the chase ;
her captain and a boat s crew escaped in a
boat that subsequently upset, and it is sup
posed all were lost.

In September, captured 6 vessels.



Captured a ship, with a cargo of sugar, armed
with 16 guns; also captured a brig and a sloop
with cargoes of rum, &c., ana others not
specified.

(The enemy claim to have captured an armed
vessel of this name, in the N. River, in!776 )



September, captured a brig, which was recap
tured from the prize crew.



Captured a brig, and engaged a ship of 10 guns
for 2 hours, with a loss of 2 killed and 6
wounded.



In 1779, captured 4 vessels under Capt. Gard
ner.



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a broadside. On the following August, off
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