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September 17; captured the packet ship Harri
et of 16 guns and 45 men, after an action of
15 minutes; had one man killed. Septem
ber 21; captured packet ship Eagle of 14 guns
and 60 men ; resisted 20 minutes, and lost
several killed and wounded, among the for
mer a Colonel ; had also on board 4 Lt. Colo
nels, and 3 Majors.

October; captured brig Defiance of 14 guns and
72 men ; lost 8 killed and wounded ; the en
emy 15 killed and wounded.

August 14; one of a fleet that was destroyed in
the Penobscot.



Supposed to have been captured by the Per
seus.



Captured sloop Ranger of 8 guns and 35 men
in June.



April, captured sloop Betsey and Polly.

June; captured Transport ship of 4 guns and
100 soldiers,



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PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ARMED VESSELS, ETC.



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CAPTURES, &c.



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J. Burrows

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July; captured ship Isaac and Picary; cargoes

of cotton, rum, and sugar.
Aug.; captured brig , 3 guns and 10

swivels; gold dust and ivory. This cruiser

was finally captured same year off Boston by

the Liverpool frigate.



September; captured brig Georgia with cargo
of rum and sugar, also a snow with cannon,
&c., and a schooner with cargo of rum and
Eusrnr.



See also a cruiser of this name mentioned in
1775.



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Sold at auction in Philadelphia in 1779.



October; lost 3 killed and 10 wounded in an ac
tion of 2 hours with an armed British packet;
captured a snow with a cargo of oats. Nov.;
captured a ship with a cargo offish, &c.



August 3; lost one killed ard 4 wounded in the
attack on the British vessels Rose and Phccnix
in the North River.



Probably same vessel.



July 13; captured H. B. M. schooner Egmont,
in charge of a Lt., and on the following day
was herself captured by the Surprise frigate.



1st Lieut. Ed. Preble, afterwards Commodore
in the Navy, captured two letters of marque
on her 1st cruise, afterwards cut out the Brit
ish armed brig Altriam lying in Pcnobscot
with a prize sloop, and made numerous other
captures, amonj* which was a schooner of 8
guns, that was first chased on shore.



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July; captured ships Creighton and Zachara.
Cargoes rum and sugar. The prisoners in
these prizes afterwards rose arid took the
Yankee, and carried her to Dover, where the
captain was imprisoned and treated with
great cruelty.
June; was captured by the English frigate Live
ly after a sharp resistance and the loss of 4
killed and 13 wounded.
August; captured 3 brigs with cargoes of cotton,
coffee, oil, &c.
A vessel of this name of 12 guns was captured
from the enemy in 1778.


YANKEE Sfoop




YANKEE HERO Brig.
YANKEE RANGER


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YOUNG CROMWELL Sloop


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W. Walters


YOUNG CROMWELL Sloop


W. Reed


YOUNG CROMWELL Schr.
YOUNG LYON Galley


J. Cook


B. Vail
G. La Roche


YOUNG NEPTUNE Schr.


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Au(e. Independent of the captures already mentioned are the following, given in some American accounts, without the particulars of
capture further than the date :

1778 The British cruiser Hinchinbrook of 16 guns.
1779 The British cruiser West Florida of 14 guns.
1780 The British cruiser Courier of 14 guns.
1781 The British cruiser German of 20 guns.
1781 The British cruiser Snake of 14 guns.
1783 The British cruiser Allegiance of 14 guns.



A otc 2<(. An alphabetical list of captures made from the enemy in 1776 may be found in the 3d vol., 5th series, of the American State
Papers, page 1527, or 2d vol. of Clark s Naval History, page 161, but the force or vessels making the captures are not given.



CAPTURES.



U. S. PRIVATEERS.





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Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
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Schr.
Schr.
Boat.
Ship.
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Ship.
Schr.
Schr.
Ship?
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
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Schr.
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Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.

Schr.
Schr.
Fel ca
Schr.
Schr.


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2
5
4
7
1
10
16
16
18
14
6
6
18
4
10
7
4

1

12
4
16
4
3
14
4
14

8
2
1,2
4
8


76
20
14
53
35
50
7
120
110
150
150
75
25
160
20
32
45
29
15
23
42
17
200
12
46
100
53
130

33
28

30
22
120


Cant. W Wver . . . Rnstnn . .


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5


2, 4


F., Ft Oil, &c ....


ACTIVE


Capt. Patterson, &c. ..
Capt. E. Tayfor, &c...
Capt. G. Lumsden ....
Capt. R. Cray croft....
Cnpt A. DouMe






ACTIVE 2..










117 tons.
48 tons


ACTRESS ....










ADELINE










232 tons.
53 tons.

10 tons.


ADVOCATE










ALERT


Capt. Guy Catlin


New York . . .








ALEXANDER .... .


(Capt. T. Wellman .. )
jCapt.B.Crowinshield J

Capt. P. Bessoni, &c. .
Capt. Cheevtr, &c
Capt. J. Richardson, &c.






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AMERICA


New Haven. .


5


5 4


(A.,C.,Ce.,Cl.,D.G.,)


AMERICA ....2..




AMELIA


Baltimore . . , .


3


6


4 ....


A.,D.G.,F.,0.,Prov.,&c.
278 tons.
$215 000


AMIABLE


Capt. Geo. Taylor ....
Capt. N. Shaler


ANACONDA










ANSON


Capt. T. Stover


Massachusetts
New York...








83 tons.
S., C. Ce.,&c
333 tons




Capt. E. Conkling ....
Capt. D. Filch


....


....


1


ARAB


ARGO












ARGO 2..
ARGUS




Connecticut.




2


2 ....


$180000


Capt. W. Heath


ARGUS 2..


Capt. D. Farley, &c...
Capt. M. Mantor
Capt. E. Colliding






274 tons.
214 tons.


ARIEL


Massachusetts
New York...








ARROW








ATALANTA










142 tons.
64 tons.
C.,Ce., Cocoa, S.,&c...




Capt. T. M. Newell...
Capt. D. Maflet, &c...


Savannah, Ga.
Philadelphia..
Newburyport.








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2


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AVON


Capt. D. Nye






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BANGOR










215 tons.
22 tons.
268 tons


BEE


Capt. P. Masabcau. . . . Savannah, Ga.








BELLONA




1
5


I ....
3 1


BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ..
BERLIN & MILAN DECR S
BETSEY


Capt. J. Ingcrsol, &c..


New York...




C., F., Timber, &c

18 tons.
Ce., R.,&c


New York...
Massachusetts
New York...




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Sloop


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5


6
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Capt. S. Brenson
Capt. B. Breonow




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NOTE. In the column of Cargo, &c., A. stands for Assorted; B., for Brandy; Bt., Ballast; C., Cotton; Ce., Coflee ; Cl., Coal ;
D. G., Dry Goods; F., Fish; Fa., Furs; Ft., Fruit; H., Hides; M.S., Military Stores; N. S., Naval Storea; 0., Oil; P., Porter)
Pa., Provisions; R., Rum ; S,, Sugar; St., Salt; W., Wine; Wl., Wool, &c.



CAPTURES.



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



Four prizes wers sent to Tunis, three to Tripoli, one ransomed, one a cartel for prisoners, and several Maltese were released: sold one

for $30,000.
Captured, July 16, 1812, off Cape Sable, by the Spartan Frigate.

Captured, July 18, 1812, off Cape St. Mary s, by the Spartan Frigate. Had only been commissioned 7 days.



One carrying 1C and another 8 guns. Fought a severe night action. Was finally chased on shore, in Wells Bay, May 19, 1813, by the

Rattler and Breatn the crew escaping.
One carrying 12 and another 8 guns. Burnt one. Was finally captured, Feb. 23, 1814, when three months out, by the Epervier Sloop-

of-war.
Four carrying 10 and two of 8 guns. Destroyed eight, converted two into cartels, sent one to Spain, one to Fayal ; two were recaptured.

See lable of Captures.
This cruiser, like many others, was several times commissioned under different Captains and armaments.

Two carrying 8 and one of 6 guns. Destroyed three ; converted two into cartels. One, a Privateer, the Brig Pallas, of 8 guns and 21
men, resisted 20 minutes.

One carrying 12 and 1 of 8 guns. Converted one into a cartel. One, a packet, was divesled and ransomed for $8,000. Was captured
July 12, 1813, in Ocracoke Sound, by the boats of the English squadron, after a resistance and final desertion of the vessel.

Captured by the Zephyr, in 1813. A schr. of this name, of 2 guns and 12 men, Capt. Hall, was commissioned in Norfolk, Oct. 25, 1813.
Captured by the boats of the English squadron in Chesapeake Bay, April 3, 1813, having first been chased on shore and abandoned.
The Mary & Eliza was chased on shore and burnt.

One a Packet, of 12 guns. The A. was finally caplured by the Plumper Brig-of-war, in the Bay of Fundy, July 17, 1812.



Lost at sea, 1814 or 15. Was last commissioned Nov. 11, 1815.



Captured by the boats of the English squadron, in Ocracoke Inlet, July 12, 1813, after a sharp resistance.
Captured in 1812.

Captured by the Barbadoes, 16, in company at sea, March 8, 1815, after an aclion of one hour ami a half. Had 1 killed and 4 wounded.
Enemy 1 killed and 3 wounded. 22 men absent from the A.

On her passage to France, 1812.



Ransomed both one a Transport ship.

Cut out one vessel from a harbor in Martinique, with a cargo of molasses.



Sent both prizes in.



172



CAPTURES.



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BORDEAUX PACKET Schr.




281 tons.
54 tons.
;??5 tons.
65 tons.
<t800 COO . . ,


BOSTON PACKET Schr.




BOXER Schr.


Capt. S C Reid New York...




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F.,Fs.,0., M. S., &c...
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BURROWS Schr








147 tons.

$150,000.
48 tons.
326 tons.
27 tons.








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8
4
10
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30
28
23
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CANNONIERE Ship


Capt. W. Cor.hran .... New York. . .








Capt W. Hazard.... New York ..








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D. G., R. S &c


CAROLINE 2.. Schr


Capt S. Spaflord &c.. New Orleans .


157 tons


CASHIERE Schr






295 tons


CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. Schr.
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281 tons


14
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3
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88
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20
28
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160
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F., 0. 234 tons


CHANCE Schr




84 tons.
283 tons.
100 tons


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Capt. T. Boyle, &<-.... Baltimore ... .: 10 12 5 3


A., B.,C.,D. G.,F.,&c.
1GO tons.
265 tons.

306 tons.
117 tons


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CHESAPEAKE Schr




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CHIPPEWA Sloop


6
4

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22
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Capt. S. McClelland . . . Massachusetts




222 tons.
C.,D.G.,R.,S.,W.,&c.


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CAPTURES. 173



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 181. r >.



Sent two prizes in and sunk one. Was at sea at the close of the war. One of the largest Cruisers out of Boston 441 tons.
Captured by the Charybdis, 18, after an action of 1 hour and 20 minutes, Dec. 31, 1812, losing 28 men, and killing 8 of the enemy.

A ship of 800 tons, armed, carried by boarding.



Two carried 8 guns, one 6, one 4. Burnt ship Adventure. Converted two into cartels. The B. was nt sea at the close of the war.
Captured by the Colibri, 18, off Cape Sable, Aug. 11, 1812. Was commissioned July G, previous.
Captured by the Belvidera, 32, off Sambro Light, Aug. 21, 1812. Was commissioned July 27th, previous.
New at the close of the war.



Captured by the Warspite, 74, and Pheasant, March, 1313. Commissioned the month previous.

The Brig Stephen, of 14 guns and 30 men, resisted. Sunk or burnt about one-half of these prizes; one was chased on shore and lost ;

gave two to the prisoners. Was finally captured by the Medusa Frigate, April 13, 1813.
Reported to have been driven on shore.

Captured by the Iris and Reindeer, Feb. 2, 1813. Had one man killed and several wounded in the chase.

Captured by the Colibri, off Cape Sable, July 26, 1812. Action one hour and a half. Several killed and wounded on both sides.
Was missing at the close of the war.



Captured by the Dwarf Cutter, Dec. 4, 1813.

This cruiser was commissioned in Nov., 1814 tonnage 65.

Many armed, and valuable. Destroyed several. Had a drawn battle with a sloop-of-war. Was obliged to throw overboard her guns to
escape from the Barossa Frigate.



Was cut out of Little Egg Harbor, and captured by the boats of the Niemen Frigate, May 25, 1814.

Captured. Recaptured in Idl3, by the Privateer Amelia, and sent into Philadelphia. Name changed to " Mary."

Three cargoes, wottli $460,000. Sunk or destroyed 9 ; ransomed 4, and sent the others into southern porls. Two ships of 14 guns, one
ship and four brigs of 10 guns each. Had a drawn battle with the British Sclir. Hibernia, of the same number of guns, in the W.
Indies, 1814; both suffered severely.

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83 tons.
74 tons.
29 tons.
3 tons.




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Schr.
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Schr.
Schr.
Lug r
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.

Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
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Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
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Schr.
Schr.
Schr.


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92
10
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30
20
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40
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172

26
35

26
18
20
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57
50
85
160
103
23
10
80
20
50


Capt. A. Thomas
Capt. C. Goodrich ....
Capt. P. Pascall












69 tons.
198 tons.
103 tons.






















CORA


Capt J Gold
















New Orleans .










202 toni.
135 tons
















CROGHAN


Capt. J. Curtis












132 tons.


CUMBERLAND


Capt E Killeran. . . . . .














Capt R Davis












251 tons i.....




Capt. Wm. Wyer, &c.

Capt. Wm. Davis, &c.
Capt. J. Green, &c....














D\RT


Portland ... j
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Bt., R.,S.,&c

230 tons.
141 tons.
13C tons.




DART 3..


DART 4..


Capt. E. M. Donaldson .
Capt. W. Spear, &c...


Massichusetts










DAEDALUS










DASH


Norfolk










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Capt. J. Porter, &c....
Capt. Coggcrshall, &c. .
Capt. J. Fish, &c.

Cint N Nichols


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New York...

Newburyport.


DECATUR


DECATUR. , 2. .




DECATUR 3.


Capt. S. N. Lane
Cnpt. T. Wheeler












248 tons


DECEPTION
DEFIANCE


New York...










8 tons.
75 tons.
Valuable


Capt J. P Chazel .


N. Y. & S C.










DELISLE


Capt. J. Taylor, &c...
Capt. W. Davidson, &c


Baltimore ....
Balt.& N. Y.


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DILIGENT












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Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
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50
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100
50


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6
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A. M. and N. stores, &c.


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Capt. W. Stafford
Capt 11 Lclar


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CAPTURES. 175



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



Captured by the boats of the Maidstone Frigate, in the Bay of Fundy, Aug. 3, 1312; crew escaping to the shore.



Captured in the Chesapeake Bay by the British squadron, February, 1813, four men escaping in a boat to the shore.
Captured in 1813 ; cost 5,000 ; commissioned for 8 guns, in May, 1813, under Capt. J. Nash.

At sea when peace was ratified.

Captured by the Andromache, February, 1813.

Captured by the Acasta Frigate, off Cape Sable, July 24, 1812.

Lost about the close of the war. One of this name was captured by the Niger, Nov. 13, 1812.



II. B. M. Schr. Whiting, Lieut. Maxey, by surprise, in Hampton Roada, July, 1812; she carrying 4 guns.

One of these being the Privateer " Thinks I to Myself," of 2 guns and 20 men. Ransomed one and made cartels of three.

One cargo estimated worth $150,000. Ransomed one for 20,000 ; burnt one, and released several. Was chased 900 miles by a Frigate
and two Sloops-of-war.

Burnt one, cartels of three. Was subsequently captured by the Frigate Surprise off Barbadoes, Jan. 1C, 1813, and the Captain badly treated.
Sent in the prizes. Was subsequently captured by the Frigate Phin, off Mona Passage, June 5, 1814, after a chase of 11 hours.
Pierced for 16 guns. Was captured by the English squadron, Hampden, Sept. 3, 1814, and subsequently lost.



Had only men enough to man one, therefore destroyed the other two ; also sailed out of N. York under Capt. Beara, armed with 4 guns.
While on a passage from Havana to N. York released the prize to the crew and passengers.

H. B. M. schooner Laura of 12 guns; was reduced to 2 guns and 15 men, and called the "Hebe;" in April, 1813, recaptured by the British

squadron.
Sunk 2, released one, and one was chased on shore and lost ; was subsequently captured herself, in a fog, and sent into Halifax, 1814.

One sent in, 1 sunk, 1 ransomed, and 3 given up.

One carrying 14 and another 12 guns; released 1, and 1 was captured; the D. was also captured, August 12, 1812, off Shelburne by the

Earl Moira.
One carrying 15 and another 12 guns; burnt 1, and 1 was captured; the D. was also captured April 3d, 1813, Rappahannpck, by 17 boats

of enemy s squadron, after a resistance of 2 hours; had 5 wounded ; killed and wounded about 50 of the enemy, according to the report.
Captured by the Colossus at aea, January 5, 1813.



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Capt. W. Dyer


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143 tons.


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Capl. P. Lafcte,&c....
Capt. F. Bcaufon.
Capt. J. D. Daniels....
Capt. C. Stow


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A. D. G., Ps.,&c
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108 tons.
20 tons.
53 tons.


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Capt. J. Hatch
Capt. S. Turner, &c...
Capt. W. Graham
Capt. Wilson
Capt. R. Cleary
Capt. Caleb Gushing...
Capt. J. Dillengham.. .


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ELBRIDGE GERRY


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183 tons.
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87 tons.
yO tons.


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Capt. W. Wycr












407 tons.
293 tons.
330 tons.
131 tons.
180 tons.


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Capt J. Ilinklcy


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Capt. Wm. Webb, &c.
Capt. C. Erwin, &c....
Capt. C. Erwin, &c. ...
Capt. N. Williams
Capt. W. Jacobs




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93 tons.
55 ions.
64 tone.
269 tons.


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