Le Friendship

11290
Nominal Guns16
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired2.1778
First Commissioned9.1696
Shipyard 
CategoryMerchant
Ship TypeUnknown
Disarmed6.1779
BecomesAmerican Privateer 'Le Prince Noir' (1779) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen120French Tonneaux118.459 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1778/02 - 1779/06Jean François Torris (1748-1787) Principal Managing Ownerref:683
1778/02 - 1779/06Luke Ryan (1750-1789), Edward Macatter Share holderref:683

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.177816 ref:683

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1778 - 6.1779Captain (Merchant), more a smuglerLuke Ryan (1750-1789)ref:683


Notes on Ship


Statutref:683

An Irish smuggling vessel Friendship. Renamed by her captain, Ryan, on arrival in Dunkirk in 06/1779.

But as owner a French Torris from Dunkerque , Ryan and his cousin Maccater minority share-olders

The nationality of this ship is french or irish as smuggler ?? : having a british letter of marque !!!



 

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