American Prizes - November 1776












Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
1 North Carolina troops Aurora John Bishop Brig NA/C D      
[1] CA Schooner Lee Elizabeth Thomas Edwards Brig NA/C TC 130    
2 MAP Brigantine Washington †§Betsey Thomas Jerrold Ship NA/I RC   8+  
[5] RIP Sloop Independence †§¶Friendship Samuel Broomestone Ship NA/I TC 300 30 16
[5] MAP Schooner Liberty Tryton David Fairbanks Schooner NA TC 30    
6 MAP Brigantine Washington Friendship Shotten Snow NA/C RC      
11 CN Alfred, Providence Active Isaac Fox Brigantine NA/I TC/IS 130 6  
12 CN Alfred, Providence †¶Mellish Joseph Stevenson Ship NA/I TC 350 44 6
12 American troops Roby William Howland Brig NA/I RC      
14 MAP Schooner Sturdy Beggar Flora Whitburn   NA/O        
14 MAP Schooner Sturdy Beggar Triton Hookey   NA/O        
14 MAP Schooner Sturdy Beggar Lion Hervey   NA/O        
14 MAP Schooner Sturdy Beggar Penguin Bussell   NA/O        
[14] MAP Schooner Sturdy Beggar Betty     NA/O R      
15 MAP Schooner Joseph Britannia Benjamin Francis Hughes Brig NA/I TC 70 3  
15 CN Alfred, Providence Hetty Charles Ross Snow NA/C RC 120    
[15] NHP Sloop Putnam Baltimore Zachariah Gardner Sloop NA TC 40    
[15] MAP Schooner Dolphin Betsey   Brigantine NA TC 90    
[15] MAP Schooner Harlequin Betty John Sibbrell Brig NA TC 100    
[15] MAP Schooner Ranger Billy Elias Warren Brigantine NA TC      
[15] NHP Sloop Putnam Charming Anne Jones Schooner NA/I TC 26    
[15] MAN Brig Freedom Charming Sally Richard Pickering Brig NA/I TC/IS 120    
[15] MAP Sloop Independence Desire Joseph Jackson Brigantine NA TC 90    
[15] MAP Schooner Eagle Elizabeth John Palmer Brig NA R      
[15] NHP Sloop Putnam Frederick John Reynolds Schooner NA TC 70    
[15] MAP Sloop Polly Garland Levi Preston Ship NA TC/IS 280 11+  
[15] MAP Sloop Union †§George Thomas Brockway Ship E TC 100    
[15] MDN Schooner Dolphin Grace Dickenson Schooner LI RC      
[15] CTP Sloop Washington Halifax Packet Eliphalet Smith Schooner NA TC 70    
[15] MAP Sloop Union Hawk Thomas Sheehy Schooner E TC 70    
[15] CTP Sloop Washington Hope Robert Caldwell Schooner NA/C TC 50    
[15] MAP Schooner Civil Usage John William Allison Snow NA TC 180    
[15] MAP Schooner Eagle Joseph Emperor Moseley Brigantine NA/O RC      
[15] MAP Schooner Civil Usage Lark Hugh Smith Brig NA TC 130    
[15] MDP Schooner Harlequin Lydia Thomas Dean Ship NA/O TC/IS 200    
[15] MAP Schooner Harlequin Mercury Eaglesfield Griffith Snow NA TC 100    
[15] MAP Sloop Union Neptune Lawrence Barron Brigantine E TC      
[15] MAP Sloop Putnam Polly   Schooner NA/C TC 70    
[15] MAP Sloop Putnam Ranger Andrew Lewis Schooner NA/C TC 50    
[15] MAP Schooner Eagle Rio Pongo Walter Cherry Ship NA/O TC 140    
[15] Thomas Stinson Sally   Sloop NA/C TC 70    
[15] RIP Sloop Snow Bird Swallow Edward Moffat Sloop NA/O TC 60 6+  
[15] [unknown] Tartar William Bustle Ship NA/O RC      
[15] [unknown] William John Lamb [Ship] NA/O RC 238    
[15] MAP Schooner True Blue True Britton Thomas Babb Brigantine E/I TC      
16 MAP Sloop Independence, CTP Sloop Broome Sally George Elliott Schooner NA/C TC 70    
16 MAP Sloop Independence, CTP Sloop Broome Sally John Stone Schooner NA/C TC 50    
19 CTP Sloop American Revenue Mary William Jones Ship LI/O TC 150   6
20 MAP Brigantine Washington Elizabeth William Butson Brig E/C        
20 MAP Schooner Warren Thomas and William James Smith Brig NA/O RC      
21 MDP Sloop Baltimore Hero May William Taylor Brig LI/C        
22 CN Alfred †§[unknown]   Brig NA/P D      
22 CN Alfred [unknown]   Schooner NA/P        
24 CN Alfred Betty James Sutton Ship NA/C RC      
24 CN Alfred Surprize   Ship NA/C RC      
24 CN Alfred Molly James Lash Ship NA/C RC      
25 CN Alfred §John Edward Watkins Ship NA/I RC     10
25 RIP Sloops America, Retaliation †§Countess of Eglington Robert Reid Brig NA TC 160    
25 MAP Brig Washington [unknown]   Ship E        
[25] NHP Schooner McClary Favourite Christopher Yeoman Brigantine NA/O TC 260   2
[25] CN Reprisal George   Brig E S      
[25] William Elliot [unknown] Vickery Schooner NA/C TC 70    
26 RIP Sloop Yankee Ranger Nightingale   Schooner NA/P R      
27 MAN Tyrannicide Duncreath James Crichton Ship LI/I RC      
27 MAN Tyrannicide John William Barass Snow LI/I TC/IS 140    
27 CN Reprisal LaVigne James Pratchell Brig E S      
30 MAP Brigantine Washington Dorothy John Pennell Brig E TC 75    

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; S = Sold, no trial
♦ Recaptured from the enemy




Summary By Rig: November 1776
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: November 1776
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: November 1776
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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