Duke of Bedford

Nominal GunsUnknown
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Ship TypeUnknown
Last known1747

Service History

4.1746Took a report of "seven sail of East Indiamen and two men-of-war, mounting from 70 to 30 guns, were in Port Louis" into PorstmouthB098

Notes on Ship

From Berrow's Worcester Journal Thursday, August 4th, 1757 
The Duke of Bedford Privateer founder'd to the Eastward of the Groyne, and many of her Men are lost.


B098The Navy in the War of 1739-48H. W. RichmondBook

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Posted by Ellen Stevenson on Tuesday 22nd of May 2018 00:20

The "Duke of Bedford" captained by Richard Jeffreys,master, sailed from Rotterdam and made a stop in Portsmouth, England (her home port) before arriving at Philadelphia on 14 Sep 1751. From the header on the passenger list, "-- nine Roman Catholics, one hundred and twenty Calvinists. -- 260 passengers."

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