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JOSEPH Bri






nr








Also Cants Field and West In Sept 1776


JOSEPH Bri






ii


P Wells




i


captured a schooner in ballast; and in Nov.


JOSHUA MARIA Bri".


g




15




Pa.


]


tured 3d time.


JULIET Brig






16


S Smith . .




]




JULIUS CJESAR Ship


14




40






2




JULIUS CAESAR ship.


14




25




N. H


1




JUNIUS Ship.


10




25


N. West


Mass


1




JUNIUS BRUTUS Ship.
JUNIUS BRUTUS ship.


IS
20


....


100


J. Brooks, &c


Mass.
Mass.



1&2


March, 1782, in company with the Holker and


JUNO Brig








P Aubin .


N H


i


2 other privateers, sailed on an expeditior
a"ainst Tortola W. I., where they en^aget


JUNO Ship


19




25


W Hayden




n


several armed British vessels, and made twc


JUNO Brig










MJIKO






















JUNO Ship.






30


W Smith


Pa






JUNO Brig .


(J




20


p Day


Pa.






JUNO Brig .


10




25


D. Campbell


Pa







JUPITER Ship






40


Yf Qrne




o


(An American brig of this name, Capt. Wat


JUPITER Sloop


14








Pa




son, captured an Algerine galley of 12 guns
in 1786, and carried her into Malaga.)


KENSINGTON Brig


14




65




Pa


q




KENSINGTON ; Brig.


14




24




Pa.


J




KING BIRD Sloop










R I


1




KING OF FRANCE Boat




1


20


F. Duclos


Pa.


1





KING TAMING Bri"


in




on


T Dickson


Md






KING TAMING Brig








S. Pendleton


N. C


g








i


10


E. Tucker


Pa


o




KITTY MEADE Schr.






15


W. Paul


Pa.


1




LA COMPLIS DEUNY Bri"




10


25


P. Adilon


Md.






LA MARIA ! Brig.




12


60




N. H.


7






i















PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



149



VESSELS.


I
EO CQ

3

U O


Swivels. |


c

V

s


Commanded by


D

a

03


W

^
Q


CAPTURES, &c.J


LA RAVIE
LADY GATES


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


10
10

i 8
4


11


30
40
35
14
7-
50
50
GO
15
12
50
25
25
15
13
12
8
15

"

50




Pa.
Pa.

Pa.
Md.
Mnss.
N. Y.

Pa.
Pa.

Mass.
Md.
Mass.
Mass.
Mass.
N. H.
Mass.
Mass.
Md.
Conn.
Md.
Md.
Mass.

Mass
Mass.
Mass.
Conn.
Pa.
Mass



8
9

G
G
G
9
2
8
6
1
1
2
1
1
8
2

9
G

G
2
2

2
2


June, off Boston, beat oft" 4 armed barges, kill
ing several of the enemy. October, off Bos
ton, captured a ship with a cargo of rum, su
gar, and cotton.

Decem tier, on her passage to France, with a car
go of tobacco, captured by the British frigate
Roebuck.

Captured 3 British transports, and assisted in
taking a 4th, with Col. Campbell and part
of the 71st regiment on board.
Had an action with a ship and schooner: find
ing it rather warm, hauled off.

See also previous to 177G.




LADY GATES...
LADY LEE...
LADY WASHINGTON ....
LADY WASHINGTON . . . .
^ADY WASHINGTON....
LADY WASHINGTON . . . .
.ADY WASHINGTON . . . .
.ADY WASHINGTON....
..ANGDON


J. Parker, &c


R. Dashiell


Cunningham, &c....
Hill&Cooke


2
2
16
6
6
G
8
4


10
....




S. Young
W. White






-.ANGUEDOC
.ANGUEDOC
_,ARK




J. Dunn& J. Hegaty.


jARK








R. Storehouse, &c. . .
J Tilden &c


_,ARK


Schr






jARK


Sloop
Sloop
Schr.


4
10

R


....


T. Mathers, &c
T. Newson


.ASH


AURENS


W. Ward


-AURENS










.,EE


Schr .


8




Daniel Walters, &c. .
Burlce .


_,EE


Sloop
Ship.
Schr.
Schr.
Ship.
Brig.






.EE
-EE
.EE
.ETHE
.EXINGTON


6
G
10
12
14


....


25
30
14
5G
50








T. Emmerson
B. Crowninshield....



Brig.

LIBERTY Schr.

LIBERTY Schr.

LIBERTY Ship.

LIBERTY Brig.

LIBERTY Brig.

LIBERTY . Schr.

LIBERTY ! Sloop

LIBERTY i Boat.

LION ; Brig.

LION Galley



10



12

4

4

1

10 .



20 D. Smith

25 Peirce

25 i W. Preston j

20 W. Russel )

35 J. Stilwell, &c

35 C. Clunn, &c

12 ! J. Sanson,&c

8 ! T. Warner

20 ! J. Young

45 J. Mason

30 j R. Craige, &c,



Mass. 1
Mass. 6



N. H.

Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.

Va.

Mass.

Con.



October. Captured a ship or brig with a cargo
offish and lumber.

See also a cruiser of this name in 1775.



150



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.



O ! w



Commanded by



CAPTURES, &c.



LITTLE BACHELOR....

LITTLE BEN

LITTLE DAN

LITTLE DAVIE

LITTLE MOLLY

LITTLE MOLLY

LITTLE PORGIA

LITTLE SAM

LITTLE VINCENT

LITTLE VINCENT

LITTLE VINCENT

LIVELY

LIVELY

LIVELY

LIVELY

LIVELY

LIVELY...,



LIVELY I

LIVELY

LIVELY

LIVE OAK

LIVINGSTON

LIVINGSTON

LIZARD

LOVELY SALLY

LORD STERLING

LORD STERLING

LUZERNE .

LUCY

LUCY

LUCK AND FORTUNE....

LYNCH

LYDIA

LYDIA

LYDIA

LYON. . .



MACARONI

MAMMOTH..



Sloop
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig .
Sloop
Brig.
Bg.
Sloop
Sloop
Schr.
Sloop
Ship .
Sloop
Sloop
Brig.
Schr.
Brig.
Ship.
Sloop
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Sloop
Boat.
Schr.



C ...
1 I

10 ...

14 .



11



Sloop
Brig.
Schr.

Sloop

Brig.
Ship.



10 2
6 ...

eL

i
4 ...

4 ...

13...

4 ...

[

6 ...
6 ...

12 ...
4

1



M.Johnston

W.Nichols

D. Young

J. Kell,&c

U. Smith

S. Bull

W. Armstrong....

W. Weems

J. 0. Bricn

N. Poor

R. Chaloche

A. Dunn

G. Ashby

M. Duprey

N. Goodwin

D. Adams

E. Latham

J.Beit

J. Baldwin

J. Belt

S. Tucker

S. White

J.Kelly

P. Hussey

N. Vullance

W. Newman

P. Stevens

P. Sharp

S.Clay

T. Sallew

E. Willis

Aycrs

J. Williams

J. Allen

P. De Russey

T. Shaler...



D. Kcybold,&c.
P. Newrmnn



Mass.

Md.

Mass.

Md.

Pa.

Pa.

Mass

Md.

Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Conn

Pa.

Md.

Md.

Mass

Pa.

Pa.

Md.

Pa.

N. H

N. H

Md.

Mass

Conn.

Pa.

Mass.

Conn.

Pn.

Pa.

Conn

Pa.
N. H



g

7
1

9
9



I

g
i

; i

i
i
i

7
1
3
1
9
8
8
g

9


2

i
3

ii
7
1

6
7
1
9
B



Rescued the officers and crew of (he British
frigate Blonde, wrecked near a barren and
desolate Island.



Evidently the same vessel recorded in 1775.



July. Captured a brig and 2 schooners.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



151



VESSELS.


m

rf

5


w

P

o


Swivels.


c
u

?.


Commanded by


g

3

02




ffl
Q


CAPTURES, &c.


MANETE


Sohr.


6




16






o




MARLBOROUGH


Ship.












g




MARIANNE


Brig .


in




65




R. I


Q


slaver with 300 slaves Pa. Packet for July 14.


MARIANNE


Schr


1




in




R I


1




MARQUIS


Ship.


in




90


N. West


Mass


o




MARQ.UIS


Ship


1C




80


R Cowell




1




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Bn>.


R




1 r >


J. Wells, &c


N. H


1




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Ship.


16




100


< J. Buffington . . . . )
1 R JJppfl t


Mass


I&2




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Bri".


16




190


P. Richards


Conn


1




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Bri.


16




inn






1




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Ship.


10




an


N. Vallance


Pa.


1




M. DE LAFAYETTE


Ship.


18




IPO




Va.


1




MARB01S


Brio-.


Ifi




85




Pa.


o




MARS


Ship.


14




45


J. Webber




1




MARS


Ship


6




9n


S. Dagget. .


Mass


1




MARS


Ship.


1JO




isn


G. Ash




R




MARS


EH".


in




an


N. Vallance, &c


Pa.


R




MARS


Br


14




6n


Y. Taylor, &c


Pa.


9




MARS


Schr.


8


....


35


> P. Smith, &c


Pa.


q


Capt. Irvine, by boarding; the A. lost her 1st
lieutenant and steward. Also captured brig
Polly, having on board 214 Hessians, and a


MARS


Sloop


6




25








Snow of 14 guns and 45 men off Sandy Hook.


MARS


Schr


g




95




Md.


7


The latter was recaptured next day.


MARS

MARIA


Ship.
Ship


24
12


....


S">


Thomas Truxtun. . . .
S. Hill


Md.


I


Cruised in the British Channel, and made seve
ral captures, most of which were sent into


MARIA




7




an


P. Maxfield


Mass.


1




MARIA...


Sloop


g




an


H. Perkins


Conn.


R




MARIA


Sloop


R




25




Pa.


9




MARIA


Schr


5




1


P. Milhant


Md.


1




MA R^in A r r


i ,! i"


14




80


C. Buckley




2




MADTTAT


RriP-


16




85


N. Post




<J




MARV




g




o n




N Y


7




MARY ....




fi




39


G. Mansfield


Conn.


6






Briz.


12




35


W. Packwood, &c..


Conn.


1




MARV *- ET 1*7 A RPTPT


Ship


14




in


B. Weeks


Pa.


R




M ARVf A N"n


Brio-


16





*in




Md.


q




MASSACHUSETTS


Brie.


16








Mass.


6


September. Captured a brig of 6 guns and 28


MA Cjq A PHTTCIFTT^




16




in


J Calef




o


men, with a company of dragoons on board.


M A ^C! A PHTT^FTTS!


r,ri-


16




10


- - - Fisk




7


$100,000.
In company with the privateer Tyrannicide,


MATIf HA


Rriff


4




16




Pa.


1


captured the barque Lawnsdale, after resist
ing 3 hours, and losing 3 killed; also a ship


MATAPONI. .


Sloop


S





8


R. Walsh,.


Md.


1


and 6 other vessels, in one of which were 63
Hessian chasseurs.



152



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.


8

(3
5


01

c

3
O


Swivels.


c

V

2


Commanded by


o

"S
ra


s

a

o

1

I 2
6

7
7
1
1
1

9
1

r

7
! 1
1
7
9
1
9
1
1
1
1
1
9
9
1

1
849

1
1
9
6
7
8

1


MAY FLOWER Schr.
MAY FLOWER j Schr.


6

/[


...


12
16

GO
50
50
25
25
12
10
20
50
15
45
40
20
45
10
40
100
18
120
100
60
50
35
10
45

no

80
60
60
40
130
80
SO
50
10
10
SO




Pa.
Pa.
N. H
N. H
N. H
Pa.
Mass.
N. H
Conn
Pa.
N. H
Mass.
Conn.
Conn.
Pa.
Md.
Mass.
Pa.
Conn.
Conn.
Conn.
Conn.
N. H.
N. H.
Mass.
Mass.
R.I.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
Pa.
N. H.
Mass.
Mass.
Md.
Md.
Md.
Md.
Pa.


M Collins


McCLARY Schr.
McCLARY Schr


G

R


....


R Parker


T Dallin


McCLARY Brig.
McCLANAHAN Brig.
MEDIUM Schr.


8
6
4


....


J. Stackpole, &c. .. .


B. Withcrn




A






MENTOR
MENTOR
MERCURY
MERCURY
MERCURY
MERCURY


Schr.
Schr.
Ship.
Schr.
Ship.
Sloop


2
6
12

G
10
10


....








W. Ferris






MERCURY


T. Palmer


MERCURY


Sloop


11


4


J, Hill


MERCY




MERLIN
MIDDLETOWN
MIDDLETOWN
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA


Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Sloop


12
1C
6
1C
16
16
16
16
6
4


....


J. Hill


U Sne




Dudley Saltonstall.. .
G Hall &c




J. Lee


A. Hallet




MINERVA


J. Freeborn , &c


MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINERVA
MINORCA
MOHAWK
MOHAWK
MOLLY


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


5
10
18
13
16
20
90
10
10
6
2
6


*
< * *
. . .
t

4
1
>


J. Earle


J. Earle & J. Angus.
H. Holm








T. Conway,&c
T Conway. (


MOLLY


MOLLY


W.Thomas, &o....
J. Elliott


MOLLY


MOLLY





CAPTURES, &c.



The British claim te have captured a cruiser of



this name.



Captured one schooner in 1778.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



153



VESSELS.



O



MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY

MONMOUTII

MONMOUTH

MONMOUTII ;

MOORE

i
MORGAN

MORNING STAR

MORNING STAR

MORNING STAR

MORNING STAR

MORNING STAR

MORRIS

MORRIS WALLACE

MUSKETO

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY.. .

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANCY

NANSEMOND

NAUTILUS

NAVARRO

NECESSITY

NECESSITY

NELLY & POLLY

NEPTUNE



Ship.
Schr.



Brig.

Schr.
Schr.
Sloop

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

Brig.
Sloop
Brig.



16



6
14
20
[4

8

18

10

10

12

8

!



16



Brig.! 4

Brig.| 6

Schr. 4

|

Sloop! 4

Brig. 8

. Brig. 6

Brig. 6

Ship/ 14

Ship., 12

Schr. 6



Schr.
Brig.



Schr.!...
Schr.
Schr.
Schr, 4



15

20
20

20



20

80
l60
40

12
100
35
45
60
40
15



13
15

Kill

15

11

10

6

:>!)
50
1G
30
43
14
80



12 ! 30



6
.111



Commanded by



Bucklon .

B. Ashton...,
J. Carnes. ...
R. Polk..,



w

R. I.

Mass
Mass
Md.



J. Belt, &c SMd.

Wm. Rodgers N. Y



D. Ingersol



Ross. . . .

E. Burroughs.,
W. Brigg....

F. Roch

T. Simmons..
J. Johnson ...



Mass

Mass

Mass

Conn

Mass

Pa.

Pa.



G. Batty ! Va.



H. Stratton..
T. Mesnard .
N. Martin. . .
T. Albcrtson.



T. Parker

W. Wattles . . .
M. Shelally....
A. Davidson...
Montgomery...
R. Bethel, &c..
M. Tryon, &c.
P. Young
W. Jones. . . . .
P. Braimant...
W. Sergeant. . .
H. Mosly



Va.
Pa.
Md.



Mass

Conn

Conn

Conn

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Md.

Md.

Va.

Va.



G. Hart Pa.



J. Keinter

W. Sutton, &c. . . ,

Lecraw

F. Dubumiel... . . ,
J. Wheatherly. . . .
N. Barman . n..i



Md.
Pa.



Md.
Md.
N.H.



CAPTURES, &c.



October. Captured ships Rover, Isabella, Har
lequin, and brigs Devonshire and Henry.
Reported that the rate of insurance in Eng
land was 30 per cent, upon vessels sailing in
convoy, and 50 per cent, when without.



Captured 2 brigs, 1 sloop, and 1 schooner.

Captured a vessel that was afterwards lost near

Portsmouth, with her crw of 11 men.
In 1779 captured 2 brigs, 1 schooner, and a

sloop, the latter in charge of a Midshipman

and 4 men.
One of the cruisers destroyed in the Penobscot

to prevent falling into the possession of the

British squadron.



The enemy claim to have captured a cruiser of
this name.



June 29, was chased on shore off Cape Henry
and boarded by the enemy, when she blew
up. The crew and a portion of the cargo of
powder had been previously removed.



154



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



VESSELS.



> , o

*
to , 2



Commanded by



a
W



CAPTURES, &c.



NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE

NESBITT

NESBITT

NESBITT

NESTOR

NESTOR

NEW ADVENTURE...
NEW ADVENTURE...

NEW COMET

NIMBLE SHILLING...
NIMBLE SHILLING...

NIMROD..

NONPARIEL

NONPARIEL

NONPARIEL

NONSUCH

NORWICH WITCH....

NOTRE DAME

NYMPH

OLD DEFENCE

OLIVE

OLIVE BRANCH

OLIVER CROMWELL .
OLIVER CROMWELL .
OLIVER CROMWELL.

OTHO

OXFORD..



Ship.
Ship.
Ship.! 14



PAGE.
PAGE.



Ship.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Ship.
Brig.
Sloop
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Ship.
Schr.
Brhr



Brig.

Brig.

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



Sloop
Schr.



,120
20
...65
60
15

30
20

1 1
1 1
12
30
80
... 50
...30
25
50
25
15
... 16
18
80
30
...80
..J 55
J 10



W. Freind

W. Woodbury..

H. Smith

S. Smith ,

A. Whittlesea...
A. Young

D. Darby, &c...
J. Allen, &c....
H. Hawkins....
W. Davidson.. .

J. Green

N. Martin

J. Forbes

E. Smith

G. Lallement ...

R. Gushing

J. Neal

H.Hughes

J. Clover

S. Hill

S. Dean

J. Addison

J. Coffin

F. Berangcr . . . .

C. Wells

A. Minor



30

...20

... 12

.80



P. Braimanti



10



10



.... 16
..t. 60



D. Deshon.&c....

W. Loring

Geo. Cotton

W. Coit& J. Tilley.

Parker

J. Bray

J. Martin

H. Sherwood..,



T. Palmer.
J. Kemp ..



Mass

Mass

Mass

Mass

Conn

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Pa.

Md.

Va.

Va.

Mass

Mass

Pa.

Mass

Mass,

Pa.

Va.

Va.

N.H.

Pa.

Mass.

S. C.

Pa.

Conn.

Conn.

Pa.

Mass.

Mass

Mass.

Md.

Md.

Pa.



In October, 1779, Capt. Craig, U. S. A., with
a portion of his company, captured a British
sloop of this name of 10 guns, 4 swivels, 2
cohorns, and 21 men, near Elizabethtown,
N. J.; but before her cargo was discharged,
she was abandoned, and recaptured by the
enemy.



A ship of this name of 18 guns is reported to
have been captured from the enemy in 1776
by a Capt. BaJrd, out of Massachusetts.



May Sunk in Charleston to prevent capture
by the enemy ; was one of Commo. Biddle a
squadron in 1178.



Captured the Tender St. George of 10 guns ;

also a ship and schooner; in all 60 prisoners.
Reported to have been captured by the Galatea

Frigate.



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



155



VESSELS.


GO

g

o


09

c
O


Swivels.


c

V

s


Commanded by


a

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CAPTURES, &c.


PALLAS


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ship.


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guns and 80 men, waa destroyed in the Pen-


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16


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PATTY


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16


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Mass.


2

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captured n vessel of this name in 177G be-


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PHILADELPHIA


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CAPTURES, &c.



May Had an engagement of 1 hour and 25
minutes with a cutter of 20 guns; June 1,
captured the Schooner Golden Eagle, 22 guns
and swivels, and 57 men, which was soon
after recaptured by the Achilles, which the
P. afterwards engaged for several hours, beat
her off, and then retook her prize, on board
of which she found the 2d Lt. of the Achilles.
Pa. Gazette No. 2,619. October, off Sandy
Hook, engaged at the same time, and cap
tured, after 1 hour and 30 minutes, Ship
Hope, reported to have been armed with 14
guns ; Brig Pomone, reported to have been
armed with 12 guns; Cutter Royal George,
reported to have been armed with 14 guns,
and during the same year three other armed
vessels.

Captured 3 prizes, one with men and 2 with
cargoes of salt.

Captured 1 prize, cargo of tobacco.

January 5th, captured .after an action of several
hours, the Mary of 22 guns and 83 men; her
captain, Stewards, among the killed; both
vessels very much shattered.



Aug., 1779, captured a brig with a cargo of to
bacco.



(A cruiser of this name was also fitted out in
Charleston, S. C., probably one of these, and
composed one of Commo. Biddle s squadron
at the time he was blown up in the Randolph
frigate.)



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having a crew of only 25 men, and armed


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after an action of 2 hours, beat off a British


PROTECTOR


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loss in several attempts to Ijoard. The P.
was completely dismasted, but subsequently
arrived in St. Thomas, where she was refilled,
properly armed, and on her return passage
captured a British packet oil Port Royal.
Jan. 9 at sea, engaged the British ship Admiral


PROVIDENCE




g




15






n


Dufl , Capt. R. Strange, of 30 guns, for H
hour, when the latter blew up; 55 only of


PROVIDEXCE






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Pa


2


her crew were saved from the wreck. The
P. subsequently had a running fight for sev
eral hours with the Thames Frigate, and
escaped, but was finally lest at sea. Mid n
(subsequently Cninmo.) Preble was attached
to the P. at this time.
The Sloop Providence in 1778 & 79 captured


PROVIDENCE


Brio-


4




12




Pa





the Ship Nancy, Brigs Chase, Bella, and
Schooner Friendship, and recaptured the first


PRUDENCE


Sloop


10




45


T Parker




2


named a second time.


PUTNAM







1C


45






g


Captured a privateer of 8 jun.s and 20 men.


PUTNAM


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12




90




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g




PUTNAM


Brig-


1




90


C. Whipple


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Captured 2 snows and 1 brig; had a severe ac


PUTNAM


Brio-


1




90




N H


g


tion with an armed ship.
Captured 1 ship and 4 schooners; one of the


PUTNAM


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N H


9


latter was chased on shore.
One of Commo. Saltonslall s squadron that was


QUEEN OF FRANCE


Ship


1




40




N II


o


destroyed in the Penobscot to prevent cap
ture by the British squadron.


QUEEN OF FRANCE


Shin







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QUEEN OF FRANCE
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Ship.
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10
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30
35


R. Deal

J. Montgomery
W Brcwstcr .....


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