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Nearly all Bark rigged, or with 3 masts, and square sails on the
fore and main masts.


2450
513
467

768


280
180
165
180
160.9

214
150


40
25.4
25.4
30
24.5

35.6

26


26
17
17
15
10

21.6
19


12
11
11

12


1

2
2
1

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1


Low Pressure.

Oscillating. .

Dir tactg.cyl.
over crank,
tt

Oscillating..
Inclined... .

Side Lever,
it


2

! 2
2

o
2

2

2
o

2
1

2
2

2
2


Flue
Tub.

ti

Flue
it


1C

((

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<(

It


7.1
2.10
2.10
3.8
3.4

6.3

4.1
5.10
4.4
3.8
5.10
5.7
3.4
6.3
4.6


9
2.10
2.10
3

8

8

8
11
11
8
8
3.4
8
6


32
10
10.4
12
21.6

29
10
30


10
4.4
4.7
3
6

10


32
4


CONSTITUTION "


MONUMENTAL CITY. . "
ISTHMUS S. wheel


ALABAMA i "


COLUMBUS Propeller


ISABEL S wheel






7.6

*7 *)


....


NEW ORLFANS "


869


225


32.8


13.4


....


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ti

Side Lever .
1 1

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Side Lever .
Steeple ....


NORTHERNER "


1013
610
610


205
180
171
214
175


32.8
30
27.4
35.6

27


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17
19
21.6
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9.6


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if
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31
10

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20


SOUTHERNER "


ALBATROSS Propeller


FLORIDA S. wheel


OSPREY "





JVo/e. The table of Nominal Horae Power is estimated upon Mr. Watt s rule, given in Bourne s Treatise on the Steam Engine ; and
in most every instance, falls far short of the actual power that the engines work up to, say from l-3d, to 6-lOths.

Mote. The crews of the Liverpool and New York, or Collins a line of Steamers, average about 130 each. Their Hulls weigh about
1,380 tons; and, at mean draught, displace about 3,724 tons each. By a comparison of the above data, with the mean performance of
the Arctic, in twelve voyages across the Atlantic, or six each way, as per article in the Franklin Institute Journal, by Engineer B.
F. Isherwood, U. S. N., it appears, that the average hourly consumption of (A.) coal was 7,978 Ibs., or 85J tons per 24 hours ; and the
average pressure of steam 15.85, cutting off at 4,4, number of revolutions 14,028, developing 2,290 horses power, and making a



OTHER OCEAN STEAMERS.



39



Average number of
revolutions.


Average pressure of
Steam.


Cutting off at


Total Fire surface.


Consumption of Coal,
per hour.


Nominal Horse
power.


r3

3
J
U

V




When built.


DESIGNERS, CoNarRiicToRS, &c.


Per

minute


Us. Feet.


Square
feet.

6,109
4,150
3,316
3,230


Anthracite, or
Bituminous.


640
70
70
119

69

239
87
208
131
93
208
191
101
239
113


New York. .
Philadelphia
Philadelphia


1852


Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Stillman, Allen & Co.
Hull by Smith & Dimon, New York.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Rainey, Neafic & Co.,
Philadelphia.
Engines and Boilers designed by R. F. Lopcr ; constructed by I. P.
Morris & Co., Philadelphia.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Murry &, Har.lchurst,
Baltimore.
Formerly the U. S. " Scorpion." Engines and Boilers designed and con
structed by Hogg & Delamatcr, New York.

Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Stillman, Allen & Co.,
New York.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Rainey, Neafie & Co.,
Philadelphia.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Rccdcr, Baltimore.

Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by T. F. Sccor & Co., N.
York.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by H. R. Dunham & Co.,
New York. Since lost.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Stillman, Allen & Co.,
New York ; with a fan blast under grate.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Stillman, Allen & Co.,
New York.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by James T. Sutton & Co.,
Philadelphia; with Pirsson s fresh water Condenser.
Engines and Boilers designed and constructed by Stillman, Allen & Co.,
New York.
Engines from W. Point Foundry. Boilers by Merrick & Son, Philadel
phia ; with Pirsson s Condenser, and a fan blast under grate. Was for
merly the U. S. " Iris." Has since been lengthened 3C feet.


10
40
40


30
32
15


1.5

1.9
2


A. 1,200 Ibs.


B. 1,680


New York














New York














Philadelphia



















""






New York














New York..
New York. .





14


18


4


2,726


A. 2,240


New York




:)2 E.
56 r.


J23 1.8


3,334


A. 1,080


Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Philadelphia




15


20 3.9

1


2,632


A. 1,284



npced per hour, of 11.666 geographical miles, of 6,082f feet per mile ; or 13.439 statute miles, of 5,280 feet per mile. The voyage from
New York to Liverpool requiring, on an average, 7,738 less revolutions, and 31 J tons less ef coal than in coming from Liverpool to
New York ; while the consumption of coal in the Easterly passage is actually greater, by 221 Ibs. per hour, than in the Western. A dif
ference that is no doubt owing to the action of the Gulf Stream, and the prevailing westerly winds.

The crews of the Chagres and New York (Georgia) line of Steamers, average about 112 each.

The crews of the N. Orleans and New York (Windfield Scott) line of Steamers, average about 70 each.

The crews of the Havre and New York (Humboldt) line of Steamers, average about 90 each.



CAPTURES.

FROM THE COMMENCEMENT TO THE END OF



U. S. VtssKLs or WAR, &e.


Class.


JUIIS.


Men.


Commanded by.


3

3


Wounded.


J

S

H


Enemies.


Class-


ALFRED




24


235 j


Como. Ezk. Hopkins )


6


7


/I.. HI.

3.


English,
} NcwProvidence Colony, 88can-




COLUMBUS




24


220


Capt. D. Saltonstall. .




1




non, J to 32-pdrs., 15 mortars,
4 to 11-inch, ammunition, &c.


Forts.


ANDREW DOR1A




1 1


mil


Capt N Biddlc ....












CABOT




14


80


Capt. J. B. Hopkins...


4






Hawk, Tender


Schr..


PROVIDENCE


tc


12


70














HORNET




ID




Capt Wm Hallock ..










BC \


WASP


^rlir
















5 I
Schr-


FLY








Capt H Hacker }






3




Ship.


LEXINGTON










i


O


1






Do


Dllg .




71














WASP


Schr
















Briir.






































2 Transport


Ships


















N. and Elizabeth




ANDREW DORIA, )
or >


M I -




85










. Molly


(i


ANDREA DORIA .. S


ii i . .
















Bri"




















iC


















( Elizabeth


ti


















[True Blue


Ship




















it




















U


CABOT


(t














Esther




















Wnteun


Bri/r




















(i




















it




Forto.


96


344




tfi




10.




Ship


SACHEM




10










o




D










P t.










bug .
Ship


COLUMBUS


Ship..


24


178


Capt. A. Wliipplc ...






























Vea ls


















{One


Ship


WASP
ANDREW DOIUA


Schr..
Brig .



14


.


Lt. J. Baldwin


4


8


......
2.


One

[And recaptured n French


Schr.

<(

Ship










Do








One

























CAPTURES.

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, JANUARY 20, 1783.



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J2
<a S

c .-

Ora


C

V

s


Ca|>lain, Cargo, &c.


-a



3


Wounded. (


Date.


Position.


February 17, to December, 1776.


103

6-8

10 8.

8 -2h.


>
18

!

10
ISO

35






\


Feb y 17, 1776
Mar. 3& 4, 1776$

April 4, 1776..

April 5, 1776 j
April 6, 1776..
April 6, 1776..

April 7, 1776..


(

New Providence. W. I .


Sailed from C. Henlopen. The 1st U. S.
Squadron that put to sea.
The Providence and Wasp covered the
landing of about 300 Sailors and Ma
rines. The Town and Forts surrendered
after a feeble resistance.
The Hornet and Fly parted co. 2 days
out, and the former, did not again join
during this cruise.
The Cabot 1st engaged the Glasgow, and
then the Alfred engaged.
The Enemy made a gallant defence, and fi
nally escaped by running free, while the
Tender was captured. Commo. Hop
kins was subsequently censured, for hit)
conduct growing out of this affair; and
on the following year, was dismissed
from the service by a vote of Congress.
April 11, 1776, arrived in New London.
Enemy very much disabled and cut to
pieces.
Returning from W. Indies in Oct., was
cap d by the Pearl Frigate, and on the
following night recaptured from the
prize crew, and carried into Baltimore.
In co. with the Roebuck Man of War.

The Brigs, will) Tories as passengers,
bound to the W. Indies; the N. and E.
was wrecked on Fisher Island reef.
Capt. Biddlc returned from this successful
cruise with only 5 of his original crew,
the others having manned prizes. One
of the prizes, with troops on board, was
retaken by the Cerberus Frigate.

Cargo of Rum, Sugar, Coffee, &c. , sent in.
Released Capt. Harvey and family; con
verted into a cartel for prisoners.

Squadron of 1 1 vessels beaten off; Capt. of
the Bristol and 50 killed, and the Ad
miral wounded. The Acteon grounded,
was set on fire, and blew up.
Carried the prize to Phila., then sailed
with despatches to the W. I. in Sept.
The difficulty of getting men at this pe
riod, obliged our cruisers to sail fre
quently short-handed.

Sent the Prize to Chester. In co. with
the U. S. Schr. Fly, Lt. E. Warner
was ordered to cruise on the coast, but
not to allow any of the British Frigates
to get between them and the land.

Lt. Jones, among those killed , carried the
prize to Philadelphia.
This was the last cruise of the Andrew
Doria. Prize recaptured, Jan., Z777.


Lt. Wallace, R N ....




(


Lt Snead R. N














Off Block Island
Oil Block Island


20
6-8


Capt, J. Howe, R. N..


P

MR


?

n y


Off Block Island











....


Capt. T. Slater


....


....


May 9, 1776..
May 21, 1776..
June 3, 1776..
August, 1776..
August, 1776..
September, 1776..
September, 1776. .
September, 1776. .
May 26, 1776..








400








Off Newfoundland
N. E. Coast U.S ...




















N E. Coast U S






Salt, Rice, and Tobacco






N. E. Coast U. S










N E Coast U S












N. E. Coast U. S
N. E. Coast. U. S |
N. E. Coast U.S
N. E. Coast U. S
N. E. Coast CJ S }


6


16
























Sept. 27, 1776..
Sept. 27, 1776..
Sept. 27, 1776. .
Oct. 2, 1776..
Oct. 5, 1776..
June 28, 1776..

July 5, 1776..
August, 1776..
August, 177f>..

Oct. -1, 1776..
December, 1776. .

December, 1776?












*


....


Sugar, &c


....


....


N. E. Coast U. S


N E Coast U S












N. E. Coast US... J


28
6

> i


....


Ad . Sir Peter Parker . .


74

Sev


141

eral


Charleston, S. C




Rum, Sugar, Codec, &c.
Rum, Sugur, Coffee, &c.


N. E. Coast U. S )


N. E. Coast U. S \


]








N. E. Coast U S |


1

12
C


6

!








N. E. Coast U. S 1


Lt. Jones, R. N


Ma


ny







42



CAPTURES FROM THE COMMENCEMENT TO THE



U. S. VESSELS or WAR, &c. ; Class



Guns.



Men.



Commanded by.



s

H



Enemies.



Clasa.



ft. m.



PROVIDENCE Brig



12 j 70 Capt. John Paul Joneo



ALFRED

PROVIDENCE..



Ship.
Brig .



24
12



140 Capt. John Paul Jones. .
Cnpt. H. Hacker l .



HANCOCK



REPRISAL.



Do. 2d cruise . .

Do. 3d cruise . .

Do. 4th cruise.

LEXINGTON

DOLPHIN...



j Sh,p .
1 Brig.



| Brig...



32



Ifi



Capt. J. Manly.



Cnpt. L. Wickcc



Brig..

j Brig. .
J Brig.
Cul r



. .. Capt. L. Wickcs

.... Cnpt. L. Wickcs

. . . Capt. L. Wickcs.



Set eral 1 .



Sev eral



Sea Nymph

Britannia , . . .

Favorite

Alexander

Kingston Packet...

Success

Defiance

J Portland

Adventure

Friendship

John

2 Betseys

Sea Flower

Ebenezer

i I Hope

; f Active

I

Mcllish, Transport.

Hetty

Surprise

Betty

Polly

John

A Privateer

Fox

Friendship



j Brig .



Bug .



I Sloop.



.; Ship,



H

. i Schr.!



| Brig .
Ship.
Snow
Ship.



Peter .
Shark



[ !



(One

(One

C A King s packet

( And several others

f Captured 14 vcgscN in 5 days.



Schr.
Snow
Ship.

Schr.
Ship.

Brig.
Brig.



4 SHIP S BOATS....
2 do. do.



16
10



Capt. II. Johnston
Lieut. S. Nicholson



2 Capt. J. Rice


































Prize.

Scnr/
Ship.



END OF THE REVOLUT[ONARY WAR, JANUARY 20, 1783.



tJ
Urn


c

V

S

10
10
10


Captain, Cargo, &c.


Killed.
Wounded.


Date.


Position.


September 3, 1776, to February, 1777.








Sept. 3, 1776


N F Coast US 1


Sailed from the Delaware August 21st.
All of these captures were made in a cruise
of little more than one month, and sev
eral Fishing establishments destroyed.
The first 8 prizes named were manned,
and sent in. The next 7 prizes were
burnt, or otherwise destroyed, two,
out of the 7, having been driven on shore
in a gale 3 others were taken, and left
with the enemy. During this cruise,
Capt. Jones had a running fight with
the Sole bay Frigate off Bermuda, and
subsequently with the Milford, oft
Cape Sable, (by some accounts the last
ship was the Cerberus Frigate,) but
by his good sailing and seamanship,
managed to escape from both.

Arrived at New Port, Oct. 7, 1776.

Cruise from Nov. 2J to arrival at Boston
Dec. 10th, with these prizes. The Pro
vidence parting co. on the 18th. De
stroyed the Fishing establishment on
Isle Royal ; and upon arriving on the
coast, was again chased by the Milford
Frigate, which recaptured the last named
vessel.

Was soon after recaptured by the Flora
Frigate.

The colors worn by the Reprisal, on this
cruise, are described as " 13 stripes in a
while and yellow field."
Sent into Egg Harbor.

Was beaten off with loss; not captured.

Carried Dr. B. Franklin to France, and
was the first U. S. vessel of war that ap
peared in Europe after the Declaration
of Independence ; took with her these
prizes.
Sent his prizes into France ; the English
remonstrated, when mock sales took
place at sea. Released one prize with
Irish properly on board.
The Lexington arrived out in April, and
enrly in June this small squadron sail
ed from Nantes, under the command of
Capt. Wickes. The prizes were sent
into France, as before, and sold. The
Reprisal was chased by a 74, and bare
ly escaped, with loss of battery, &c.
Destroyed the prizes.

Cargo distributed among the U. S. army,
which was very much in want of such
supplies.




Whaler Oil, &c




N E Coast U S








N. E. Coast U. S
Canso and Island of




Of Newfoundland


j












.... Of Newfrvnmllnml
















Canao and Island of




... A VVhnW




to
Sept. 28, 1776

I
Nov. 10, 1776..
Nov. 13, J776. .
Nov. 1C, 1776..
Nov. 24, 1776. .
Nov. 24, 1776..
Nov. 24, 1776..
Nov. 26, 1776..
Nov. 30, 1776..
1776..

July, 1776

July 13, 1776
July, 1776

November, 1776
November, 1776
November, 1776


























]






Of Jersey and Halifax..











Of Canao
Of Canso




....


J
N. E. Coast U. S ]






Of Jersey






G

10


150


Capt. Fox

$ Prisoners, with 10,000
( suits of uniform ....


1




N. E. Coast U. S


\




N. E. Coast U. S




























Coal


****;










1


Off Isle Royal


1C

28










Off Isle Royal






j

Many






< Capt. Mackey, rum, }
i sugar, &c. J














16


....




Ma


ny..






> Passage to France.

Bay of Biscay. |
Bay of Biscay.
Bay of Biscay. f

English channel around
Ireland.










































June, 1777
to
August, 1777

February, 1777
February, 1777




110








10





























44



CAPTURES FROM THE COMMENCEMENT TO THE



U. S. VESSELS op WAR, &c.


g

a





3




B

w

a


Commanded by


O

CJ

3


Wound d.l


b

H


Enemies.




GO




TRUMBULL ....


Ship.
Cut r

Cut r
Cut r

Ship.
Ship.
Brig.
Brig.


28
10

10
......

32





Capt. D. SaHonatall....
Capt. G. Conyn^ham. .


7


8


i. m.




Ship.
Ship.
Brig.
Brig.

Veal s
Ves ls

Ship.




SURPRISF






( Prince of Orange


REVENGE


*
305


Capt. G. Conyngham. .








Do. 2d cruise
RANDOLPH


Capt. G. Conyngham..








Do


Capt. N. Biddle








1
True Britton


fGEN. MOULTRIE
FAIR AMERICAN
2 NOTRE DAME


1

Officers in the State
service.

J

Capt. N. Biddle














And three other prizes










Ship.
Schr.










RANDOLPH
RALEIGH


Ship.

Ship.


32
32


315

180


111




.20




Capt. T.Thompson....








1 One


Schr.

Ves l.
Snow
Ship.

Ship.
Ship.

Brigs,

&c.






Capt. T. Thompson....


3


in.


.25




ALFRED


Ship.

Ship.
Brig.
Schr.
Vea I .


24

24
14
8




Druid


DELAWARE ...


....|


Commo. Hazlewood. )
Capt. Alexander.....








]


ANDREW DORIA








WASP














FLOTILLA












]


















WHALE BOATS


U.S.A

Brig..

Ship. .

If


S arms

12

18

18


170
50


Col. Meigs,....








PROVIDENCE
RANGER

RANGER


Capt. J. P. Rathburne .





....







! A privateer


Ship..




Brigt.
Brie. .


123


<t


1 mi
2


asi g

C

*l




A


Lord Chatham
1 sloop and l... L


Ship..
Sch r..
Town.

[aland.
Ship. .


1.4


St. Mary


Drake







END OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, JANUARY 20, 1783.



45



n

c

3

o


f-*

J

S


Captain, cargo, &c.


TJ

JH

t5


Wouna d.


Date.


Position.


April, 1777, to April, 1778.




















/




Scvc


ral


April 19, 1777


Off New York






I
























May 4, 1777




This Cruiser was purchased and fitted out












May 7, 1777


Coast of Holland I


were sent; subsequently released, and












July, 1777


1


prisoned, but soon after released.

Some of these prizes were sent to Spain,
and others destroyed.














f Coast of France, Eng- J
I land, and Spain.


The Revenge having sufl ered in !\ gale,
diseuised herself, and run into a small







July, 1777


f Coast of France, Eng- \
t land, and Spain.

I

f








20


* *


(Resisted)


. . . .


. .


Summer, 1777
Summer, 1777
Summer, 1777
Summer, 1777
March 7, 1778

Summer, 1777

Summer, 1777
September 3, 1777
September -1, 1777

November, 1777
November, 1777

May 24, 1777..

Jan. 27, 1778..


Off Charleston


6


....








Off Charleston -,














(Action with the Y.)..


5


.12


Off Barbadoes






3 days out of N. York. . .
4 days out of N. York.


i












20

61

Ib


::!

26




G


26






I

f

f Delaware Bay, oil Red
l Bank.

I








G


?








1G -15






Jan. 27, 1778..
Jan. 28, 1778..
Nov. 1777..
April 14, 1778..
April 17, 1778..
Ap 119&201778..
April 23, 1778..

April 23, 1778..
April 24, 1778..


New Providence Island . .
New Providence Island...








GO


Cargo of wine and fruit .




















St. George s Channel








1


30


3










Lord Selkirk






f
Coast of Scotland -j


20


160




42


in.







English port, where she refitted; then put
to sea and made several more captures.

The II. sailed from Philadelphia, in Feb.;
was soon after caught "n a gale and dis
masted, when she put into Charleston,
refitted, sailed, and in one week return
ed again with these prizes. Believed to
be the first vessel in our Navy that car
ried a lightning conductor. Sailed again
in company with several small vessels
belonging to the Stale of S. Carolina,
that had been placed under his com
mand ; and in the night of March 7th,
1778, while closely engaged with H. 15
M. ship Yarmouth, G4, Capt. Vincent,
blew up : 4 of the crew only, out of 315,
saved. The other vessels escaped.

With $4,390 in Continental money on
board.

These vessels sailed in company, short of
men, and bound to France, in search of
military stores ; the former engaged the
Pruid alone while convoying a fleet of
60 sail; 3 other men-of-war coming to
the rescue, and the Alfred being too far
to leeward to render any assistance, was
obliged to abandon the prize.



The enemy, under Sir Win. Howe, with
the Roebuck, 44; Iris, 32; Pearl, 32;
Liverpool, 28, and their Tenders, finally
succeeded, after this loss, in destroying
our force afloat that had been opposed
to them, with the exception of a lew
galleys.

Took all but G of the crew prisoners, with
2G others. Burnt the vessel and public
property.

Spiked the guns, removed the ammunition
and 300 small arms. Beat oft" the Gray-
ton sloop of war, burned two of the
prizes, and sailed with the others and
some 20 released American prisoners.

In the passage to France. Sent to Bor
deaux and Nantes.
Cargo. Flax eced. Sunk her.

Cargo, merchandise, &c. Ordered her to

Brest.
Cargo, Barley, &c., sunk both.

Spiked the guns, and set fire to the ship
ping.

In search of Lord Selkirk; not finding him
at home, took silver plate worth about
500, which was subsequently returned
by Capt. Paul Jones, accompanied by
a letter explanatory, to Lady Selkirk.

The Capt. and 1st Lieut, among the killed.
Carried the prize to Brest, where both
ships arrived on the 8th of May, fol
lowing.



10



CAPTURES PROM THE COMMENCEMENT TO THE



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WARREN

aUEEN OF FRANCE


Commo. J. B. Hopkins.














Maria L. of M. .


Cant J Olney ,




RANGER




Cnpl. Simpson
Capt II Hacker


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BOSTON




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Hunt. .T. P. Rntlilnirno.




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DEANE.OR HAGUE


Capt. S. Nicholson . . .








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Ship.
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ALLIANCE








VENGEANCE

BON 1IOMME RICHARD...
PALLAS


Capt. P. Ricol
Commo. J. Paul Jones.


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END OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, JANUARY 20, 1783.



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Swivels.


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Captain, Cargo, &c.


1

2


Wounded.


Date.


Position.


October, 1778, to October, 1779.


8

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Oct. 27, 1778..

March, )
, 1779
April G, )

j- April 7, 1779..

I

May 7, 1779..
June C, 1779..
JuneC, 1779..
June G, 1779. .

Uuly 15, 1779..

Aug. 2d, 1779, to
Sept. 24, 1779..

June 2], 1779..
August 18, 1779..
Aug. 21, 1779..
Aug. 24, 1779..
Aug. 31, 1779..
Sept. 1, 1779..
Sept. 3 & 4, 1779..
Sept. 14, 1779..
Sept. 19, 1779..
Sept.20&21,1779..
Sept. 23, 1779..




Carried by boarding. Taken into Sto-
rn ngton. Com rTalbot was promoted to
Lt.Col. for this act by Congress, and sub
sequently became Commo. in the Navy.

A Col. Campbell and 23 British army offi
cers were among the prisoners, who
were on their way to join their regi
ments at the South.
Captured 7 out of a fleet of 9 vessels, and
manned them all in 4 hours.

Was subsequently taken into the general
service.

Cutout 11 vessels from a Jamaica fleet of
150 sail, 3 of which were recaptured.
The cargoes of those sent in were esti
mated to be worth $1,000,000.

Sent to Philadelphia.

Cargo of wine. Sent into Boston.
Pierced for 18 guns. Sent into Boston.

Was abandoned, a superior force heaving
in sight.
When captured, was prize to an English
cruiser.
Thin squadron sailed from L Orient June
19th, and on the following day the Alli
ance got foul of the B. H. Richard, and
both ships sustained such damages as
obliged them to put back for repairs.
August 14, sailed again, having in co. the
privateers "Monsieur and Granville. "
The former separated on the 19th, and
was subsequently captured, and the lat



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