British Prizes - May 1782










Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
2 Amphion, Amphitrite, Hornet, BRP Digby Adriana Robert Alcorn Brig NA/I TC   21 6

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 1782
Status Brigs Schooners Ships Sloops Others Total
Captured 1 0 0 4 0 5
Recaptured 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Captures 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%) 5
Recaptured by enemy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Released 1 0 0 3 0 4
Total: 0 0 0 0 0 1
Significant Captures: May 1782
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 1782
Area
Status North America Newfoundland Lesser Antilles Greater Antilles Europe Total
Captured 5 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5
Nationality
Status American French Spanish Dutch Other Total
Captured 5 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5
Destination
Status Outbound Inbound Coastal In Port No Info Total
Captured 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 2 (40%) 2 (40%) 0 (0%) 5

18 November 2008