Terrible

26680
Nominal Guns26B103
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1756B103
First Commissioned1756/10/05B103
Home PortLondon B103
ShipyardUnknownB103
CategoryPrivateerB103
Ship TypeUnknown
Captured1756/12/27B103

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen300Tons BM 

Armament


1756/10/05Broadside Weight = 41 Imperial Pound ( 18.594 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck24 Carriage Guns
Gun Deck20 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1756/10/05 - 1756Thomas Brown, Samuel BrooksHCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1756/10/05200 HCA26
1756/12/23200 B103

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1756/12/27Captain (Privateer)William DeathB103

Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1756/12/23Fourth LieutenantJohn DeathEWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1756/12/23Action of 23 December 1756
1756/12/23Taken by La Vengeance (28) B103
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Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/37 1756 October 5

Commander: William Death.

Ship: Terrible.

Burden: 300 tons.

Crew: 220.

Owners: Thomas Brown and Samuel Brooks of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Robert Wilkinson.

Gunner: Thomas Snaggs.

Boatswain: John Brown.

Carpenter: Thomas Dixon.

Surgeon: Thomas Edwards.

Cook: Joseph Newton.

Armament: 24 carriage and 20 swivel guns.

Folio: 38



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
B103 Battles of the British Navy Vol IJoseph AllenDigital Book
HCA26 HCA 26 1689-1809 High Court of Admiralty: Prize Court: Registers of Declarations for Letters of MarqAuthorityWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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