British Prizes - May 1775











Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
2 Rose [unknown]   Sloop NA/P [RC]      
7 Falcon [unknown]   Schooner NA/O [R]      
11 Falcon Champion Seth Paddock Ship NA§/O   170 9  
11 Falcon [unknown]   Schooner NA/C        
11 Falcon [unknown]   Sloop NA/C        
12 Falcon Doctor's Box   Schooner NA§/I TC      
12 Falcon Hawke   Schooner NA§/I TC      
13 Lively [unknown]    : NA§/I RC      
13 Falcon [unknown] Thomas Wing Sloop NA/C RC      
[15] Nautilus Polly Samuel Smith Sloop NA§/C IS      
17 Falcon Three Friends Peter Guillard Sloop NA§/I R      
20 Rose Collector Nicholas Webster Sloop NA§/I R      
21 Scarborough, Canceaux Elizabeth Cornelius Conkling Sloop NA§/C R      

CODES/NOTES:
† American government owned shipping or cargo (warships, trading vessels, packets, etc.)
‡ American privateers/letters of marque
¶ Munitions in cargo
§ Tobacco 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 (from America); /I = inward bound (to America); /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: May 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: May 1775
Government vessels 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Privateers 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%)
Tobacco 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: May 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 American 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 (20%) 0 (40%) 0 (40%) 0 (0%) 0

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