American Prizes - December 1775












Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
2 MA militia Betsey Benjamin Wormstead Brig NA/C   100    
2 MAP [unknown] [unknown]   Sloop NA/I   60 7 4sw
2 MAP [unknown] §Success Hitch Sloop NA/I TC 60 7 4sw
2 VAN Schooner Liberty Christian Avery Sloop NA/O        
3 CA Schooner Lee Concord James Lowrie Ship NA/I TC 300   2
[4] MAP [unknown] [unknown]     NA/I        
[4] MAP [unknown] [unknown]     NA/I        
[5] [unknown] Industry Samuel Lane Sloop NA/I TC 40    
8 CA Schooner Lee Jenny William Foster Ship NA/I TC 300 20 2
8 CA Schooner Lee §Little Hannah Robert Adams Brig NA/I TC 150   2
15 CA Schooner Lee Betsey John Atkinson Sloop NA/C TC 60 7  
[15] Colonel Cargill's militia Advance Nehemiah Eastman Sloop NA/C        
[15] [unknown] Agatha Wilson Sloop NA/I TC      
[15] [unknown] Cornet John Harris Brig NA/I TC      
[15] [unknown] Peggy Haynes Schooner NA/I R      
16 VA militia [unknown] Cary Mitchell Brig NA/P     3  
16 SCN Ship Prosper Betsy   Sloop NA/P        
17 [unknown] Spy H. Evans Sloop NA/I        
[17] VA militia Molly Conyard   NA/P     1  
[19] VA militia [unknown]     NA/P        
[20] MAP Sloop Yankee Peter Thomas Egger Brig NA/I     6  
[20] VA militia [unknown] Dow   NA/C        
21 VAN Schooner Liberty [unknown] Collett   NA/C     16  
21 VAN Schooner Liberty Molly Samuel Servant Sloop NA/I        
21 VAN Schooner Liberty Swallow George Burwell Sloop NA/I R      
[21] VAN Schooner Liberty Snow Bird John Horn Sloop NA/C R      
22 VA militia Industry Stephen Pierce Sloop NA/I R      
22 VAN Schooner Liberty [unknown]     NA/C     17  
22 VA militia [unknown] Mallory Sloop NA/I        
22 VA militia [unknown] Brown Schooner NA/I        
23 NJ militia §Polly and Ann Hains Sloop NA/C        
23 VA militia [unknown]     NA/C     16  
24 CA Schooner Warren Sally John Van Emburgh Sloop NA/C TC 70 6  
25 [unknown] §Lively Locust Moses Weyman Sloop NA/I TC 30    
[27] MAP Sloop Yankee §[unknown]   Sloop NA/C        
27 VAN Schooner Liberty Dorothy Bartlett Goodrich Sloop NA/I R      

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: December 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: December 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: December 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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