Revenge

19810
Nominal Guns12NRAR
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMaryland State Navy
Acquired1780NRAR
First Commissioned24.6.1780NRAR
Home Port NRAR
ShipyardUnknownNRAR
CategoryPrivateerNRAR
Ship TypeBrig NRAR
Captured4.10.1780BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1780 - 4.10.1780Captain (Privateer)Alexander Murray (d.1828)NRAR

Service History


DateEventSource
4.10.1780Taken by Greyhound (28)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NRARNaval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788AuthorityDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Tuesday 1st of April 2014 19:41

Boston Feb. 19, 1781 - The brigantine Revenge, Captain Murray from Baltimore to Amsterdam, with 130 hogshead of tobacco was taken the 29th of August last, by the Enterprize privater of London, Capt. Eden. The following men were sent into the river Thames, in the prize, and confined on board the Nightingale tender at the Tower. Viz: Gilbert Crockett, William Howard, Parker Collins, Beal Watts, Edward Palmer, Thomas McGill, Benjamin Frothingham, Thomas Bowles, John Keith.

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