Mermaid

12305
Nominal Guns16HLP
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1778HLP
Home PortLiverpool - Lancashire HLP
ShipyardUnknownHLP
CategoryPrivateerHLP
Ship TypeUnknownHLP
Last known1778HLP

Service History


DateEventSource
14.8.1779Took the Brigantine Active (14)


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
HLPHistory of Liverpool PrivateersGomer Williams, Digital Book
 

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Posted by Anita Joy on Saturday 28th of December 2019 08:27

Could this be the 'Mermaid' that was taken by "Essex" (Capt John Cathcart) as one of three prizes off the coast of Ireland? Captured on 5 November 1780 at 30 long 45 lat was the information provided by Capt John Bowie to Andrew Buchanan, father of one of seamen lost.

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