General Putnam

19721
Nominal Guns20NRAR
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorConnecticut State Navy
Acquired23.4.1778NRAR
Home Port NRAR
ShipyardUnknownNRAR
CategoryPrivateerNRAR
Ship TypeShip NRAR
Sailing RigShip RiggedNRAR
Last known1779NRAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
23.4.1778150 NRAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
23.4.1778 - 1779Captain (Privateer)Thomas AllonNRAR

 

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Posted by Steve Manuel on Thursday 26th of March 2020 20:15

hi i am the executive director of the new london county historical society. Within our collection is the shaw papers. Nathaniel Shaw Jr Built the General Putnam in 1778. He was under the command of Thomas Allon, then Nathaniel Saltonstall. Then Daniel Waters, where she was used in the Penobscot Expedition. She was abandoned when that battle was lost, and burned to keep her out of enemy hands. feel free to email me with any questions.

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