American Prizes - June 1775













Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
1 Crew of the Polly Polly Josiah Jones Sloop NA/O R   5  
4 Marblehead militia Pelican Tucker Schooner NA/O R      
6 Joshua Davis and militia Nance [Nancy] Walter Hatch Sloop NA§/P [R]      
11 Jeremiah O'Brien and militia Polly   Sloop NA/P   70    
11 Jeremiah O'Brien and militia Unity   Sloop NA/P   70    
12 Machias militia Falmouth Packet Thomas Flinn Schooner NA/P R      
12 Jeremiah O'Brien and militia Margaretta James Moore Schooner NA   50    
17 Newport citizens Drummond Samuel Sowle Sloop NA§/P        
17 Newport citizens Molly John Leuther Sloop NA§/P        
17 Newport citizens [unknown]     NA§/P        
17 Newport citizens [unknown]     NA§/P        
17 Newport citizens [unknown]     NA§/P        
27 Sunbury citizens Lively   Schooner NA/P 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: June 1775
Status Brigs Schooners Ships Sloops Others Total
Captured 0 3 0 3 0 6
Recaptured 0 1 0 3 3 7
Total Captures 0 (0%) 4 (31%) 0 (0%) 6 (46%) 3 (23%) 13
Recaptured by enemy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Released 0 3 0 4 3 10
Total: 0 1 0 2 0 3
Significant Captures: June 1775
Government vessels 0 1 0 0 0 1 (8%)
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 1 0 0 0 1 (8%)



Summary By Area/Nationality/Destination: June 1775
Area
Status North America Newfoundland Lesser Antilles Greater Antilles Europe Total
Captured 13 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13
Nationality
Status British French Spanish Dutch Other Total
Captured 13 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13
Destination
Status Outbound Inbound Coastal In Port No Info Total
Captured 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 11 (85%) 0 (0%) 13

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