Le Dragon

Nominal Guns8BG
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BG
Ship TypeCutter BG

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.5.174637 BG

Service History


Took 2 hours before his capture , the Oxford Sloop, John Randel , Master, belonging to Emsworth , laden with coals from Whitehaven

28.5.1746Taken by Jamaica (10) with his prize Oxford , off the Isle of Wight and carried in Spithead .BG

Notes on Ship


Admiralty Office, May 31

Captain Webb, Commander of his Majesty's Sloop the Jamaica, on the 28 th Instant, fell in with a back of the Isle of Wight, a French Privateer Cutter called the Dragon, belonging to St. Malo, of 8 guns and 37 men, which he has taken and brought into Spithead ; and retook the Oxford Sloop, John Randel, Master, belonging to Emsworth, laden with coals from Whitehaven, which the said Cutter Privateer had taken 2 hours before he came up with her.


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