American Prizes - August 1775











Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
[2] Massachusetts militia Sally Edward Grimsbym Brig NA/I R      
7 SCN Sloop Commerce Betsey Alvara Lofthouse Brigantine NA¶/I R   24 2
8 Cape Ann militia [unknown]   Schooner NA/I R      
8 Cape Ann militia [unknown]   Schooner NA/I R      
12 Pennsylvania troops Hope George Curwin Ship NA/P R      
20 New York troops Neptune Melanchton Lawrence Schooner NA/C R      
22 RIN Sloops Katy and Washington [unknown]   Sloop NA/I R      
25 New York militia [unknown] DeKay   NA/C        
30 Massachusetts militia [unknown]   Schooner NA/I        
30 Massachusetts militia Nightingale   Schooner NA/I        
30 Massachusetts militia Sally Simon Gross Sloop NA/C   55 4  

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: August 1775
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: August 1775
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: August 1775
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 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0

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