Nominal Guns16HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned2.10.1756HCA26
Home PortGuernsey - The Channel Islands HCA26
Ship TypeUnknown


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen250Tons BM 


2.10.1756Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck16 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.10.1756130 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

2.10.1756 - 5.1757Captain (Privateer)Henry MangerHCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/33 1756 October 2

Commander: Henry Manger.

Ship: Boscawen.

Burden: 250 tons.

Crew: 130.

Owners: Nicholas Dobree the younger, Thomas Dobree, Lawrence Carey and John le Mesurier of Guernsey.

Lieutenant: John Budd.

Gunner: Thomas Smith.

Boatswain: James Willis.

Carpenter: William Jones.

Surgeon: John Halliday.

Cook: Stephen James.

Armament: 16 carriage guns.

Folio: 34


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Posted by Nigel Mapletoft on Saturday 22nd of December 2018 10:11

For info, one of Boscawen's first voyages was 'to China'. In his will, written on 30/12/1756, a distant relative of mine, John Mapletoft, wrote "I, John Mapletoft of London, Merchant, bound on a voyage to China in the ship Boscawen as a supracargo in the service of the united company of Merchants trading to the East Indies do make this my last Will and Testament ....."

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