Le Dragon

20510
Nominal Guns8BG
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1746BWAS-1714
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BG
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBG
Ship TypeCutter BG
Captured28.5.1746BWAS-1714

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
28.5.174637 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1746

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

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


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

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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