Nominal Guns17
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned27.3.1813
Home Port 
How acquiredPurpose built
Constructor Talbot and Co
Ship TypeSchooner
Sunk in Action31.12.1813

Service History

11.9.1812Took the Privateer Le Bon Genie (16) in the Channel



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Posted by AvM on Sunday 10th of March 2019 19:22

There is a wron link from BON GENIE to that PIONEER. She should be HMS PIONEER.

Posted by AvM on Sunday 10th of March 2019 16:36

Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser - Saturday 23 June 1827

The Sophie, for the Pioneer, captured December, 1813, at 22, Norfolk-street, on the of 14th July. Proportions First Class £180 11s 8d, lls. Eight £ 15s 9 1/2d.

Posted by AvM on Sunday 10th of March 2019 00:49

The PIONIEER was registered da novo
#108 on 3 July 1811
owner Levi Hollingsworth

According Boston Daily Advertise of January 5, 1814
>The schooner PIONEER,. Adams , bound hence to Havana , was drove ashore on York Spplitl in the snow stor on 20th inst. Crew and part of cargo saved.

Charleston Courier of 8 Jan 1814
The Baltimore letter-of -Marque reported to be ashore on Egg Island , proves to be the PIONEER ,. Caprt. Adams:She is enteirely lost.

Posted by AvM on Sunday 10th of March 2019 00:34

It seems that there was another PIONEER of 17 guns
destroyed 31 Dec 1813 by HMS Sophia in CHesapeake
170 men.

Unfortunately actually no data on her.

Posted by AvM on Saturday 9th of March 2019 23:52

Commissioned 27 Mar 1813 #669
owners: Christopher Deshon, Andrew Clopper, Levi Hollingsworth
master Alexander Adams
1st Lt. John Nantes
I have billged and lost 1 Jan 1814 off Egg Island, NJ
220t 41 men 5 guns schooner rigged

built 1810 Talbot County (so not Talbot & Co!!!)
178 8/95t 91ftx32ft 7in x 9ft 7in
Registered #32 on 13 Mar 1811
to Cullock (?) master Herman Parry

Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 9th of March 2019 16:53

31 Dec 1813 Sophie16 brig sloop Commander Nicholas Lockyer destroyed the U.S. privateer Pioneer17 schooner in the Chesapeake on a cruise out of Baltimore.

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