British Prizes - October 1781










Date Captor Name Master Rig Codes Fate Tons Crew Guns
2 Chatham Defence   Ship NA/I TC      
10 Chatham Two Friends   Schooner NA/I TC      
14 BP BrigSir Andrew Hammond Sweepstakes Timothy Mountfort Brig NA TC 80 25 10
[15]   Alexander     NA/I RC      
[15] Assurance Ann   Schooner NA/I RC      
[15] Enterprise Betsey Jesse Harding Brigantine   TC   25 6
[15]   Black Princess Edward M’Carty   E/P TC      
[15] [unknown] British forces Deane Daniel Scovell Brigantine NA/P TC   100 18
19 Amphitrite Amsterdam James Magee Brig NA/I IS   [30] 10
26 Recovery ♦‡Wexford John Peck Rathbun Brigantine E TC   120 20

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: October 1781
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 3 0 4
Total: 0 0 0 0 0 0
Significant Captures: October 1781
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: October 1781
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 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0

20 March 2010