American Prizes - April 1779











Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
[7] CTP Sloops Hancock, Beaver Game Cock Charles Letelier Sloop NA/C TC 30   6x
[15] CTP Sloop Eagle [unknown]   Brig NA/C TC      
[15] CTP Sloops Beaver, Hancock [unknown]   Schooner NA/C        
[15] MAP Brigantine Bennington Chance Alexander Willy Brigantine ¶NA/I TC 130    
[15] CTP Sloops Beaver, Hancock Despatch   Sloop NA/I TC      
[15] CTP Sloops American Revenue, Revenge Dispatch   Sloop NA/I TC 50   8s
[15] CTP Sloops Hancock, Beaver Hunter Robert McLarty Sloop NA/C TC 90 20 8
[15] CTP Sloops Hancock, Beaver Marlborough   Schooner NA/C TC      
[15] CTP Sloops Hancock, Beaver Mulberry Philip Abier Schooner NA/I TC 70   8
[15] CTP Sloop American Revenuek Proteus Edward Standing Schooner NA/I TC      
[15] CTP Sloop American Revenuek Sally John Spelling Schooner NA TC 50   8
[15] MAP True American York Webb Snow NA TC 130    
16 CTP Sloop Beaver Charlotte Charles Wheeler Sloop NA/C TC 70 9 8
[18] CTP Sloop Beaver, Hancock Speedwell Wilson Sloop NA/O TC      
19 MAP Brig Vengeance Mary   Brigantine E     48 16

CODES/NOTES:
† British government owned shipping or cargo (warships, trading vessels, packets, etc.)
‡ British privateers/letters of marque
¶ Munitions/military supplies in cargo
§ Provisions in cargo
■ French; ♠ Dutch; ▲ Spanish; ♣ Other neutral
Place of capture: NA = North America; NF = Newfoundland; LT = Lesser Antilles; J = Greater Antilles; E = European waters
Destination: /O = outward bound (to British forces/territories); /I = inward bound (to British area not in revolt); /C = coastal traffic; /P = in port
Fate: TC = Tried, condemned; TR = Tried, released; R = Released before trial; D = Destroyed; RC = Recaptured before trial; IS = Taken into service
♦ Recaptured from the enemy




Summary By Rig: April 1779
Status Brigs Schooners Ships Sloops Others Total
Captured 0 0 0 0 0 0
Recaptured 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Captures 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0
Recaptured by enemy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Released 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total: 0 0 0 0 0 0
Significant Captures: April 1779
Government vessels 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Privateers 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Provisions in cargo 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Munitions in cargo 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)



Summary By Area/Nationality/Destination: April 1779
Area
Status North America Newfoundland Lesser Antilles Greater Antilles Europe Total
Captured 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0
Nationality
Status British French Spanish Dutch Other Total
Captured 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0
Destination
Status Outbound Inbound Coastal In Port No Info Total
Captured 0 (0%) 0 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (50%) 0 (0%) 0

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