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Citron Tree

13856
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityAlgeria
OperatorState Navy
Acquired1680BWAS-1603
Home Port BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sunk in Action4.1680BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1680

Destroyed in action with the Bristol

BWAS-1603

 

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Posted by Brian on Wednesday 18th of June 2014 20:08

The London Gazette
Publication date:10 May 1680 (poor copy)
On the 7th instant the Citron-Tree of Algiers mounted with 32 guns, and 368 men, where of 62 were Christians having excaped Sir Richard Munden in the St. David, Captain Carverth in the Greenwich, who first met and chased her, was forced ashore by the Bristol. Captain ???? , and the Admiral Bro?? about three leagues to the southward of A????? where the ship oversetting, most of the Turks were drowned, some got ashore, and 34 were taken; 58 Christians rescued, of which 30 were English, and among them Francis Kirkham and Nicholas Hammon, Masters of the Bachelor and Constant-Ann, two ketches belonging to London, taken by said Algerian.

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