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|Name : Baltimore (14)||Edward Rich (c.1720-1753)|
|Name : Unknown Privateer (4)||Captured|
Report of Admiralty Office, July 3 in the London Gazette
His Majesty's Sloop the Baltimore, commanded by Captain Rich, being upon a cruize on the Coast of Portugal . Captain Rich saw a privateer in Shore, on the 9th of May, to which he gave chace, and run her upon some Rocks . He then sent his boats with his Lieutenant and 38 Men to destroy her, who after a smart fire , drove her Men ashore and took possession of her and got her off from the rocks. She was a Brigantine of four Guns and eight Swivels, and rowed with 30 Oars.