Penelope

26912
Nominal Guns10HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1756HCA26
First Commissioned6.10.1756HCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryPrivateerHCA26
Ship TypeUnknown
Last known1756HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen160Tons BM 

Armament


6.10.1756Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8025 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck10 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1756/10/06 - 1756John Backhouse, John Welch, Samuel Shaw, John Maine HCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.10.175638 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.10.1756 - 1756Captain (Privateer)William WiattHCA26


Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/38 1756 October 6

Commander: William Wiatt.

Ship: Penelope.

Burden: 160 tons.

Crew: 38.

Owners: John Backhouse and Company, John Welch, Samuel Shaw, John Maine, Robert Ridding, John Yates and William Davenport of Liverpool, merchants.

Lieutenant: James Billinge.

Gunner: William Tottie.

Boatswain: Thomas Lee.

Carpenter: Henry Doughty.

Surgeon: James Brown.

Cook: Lewis Jones.

Armament: 10 carriage guns.

Folio: 39



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
HCA26 HCA 26 1689-1809 High Court of Admiralty: Prize Court: Registers of Declarations for Letters of MarqAuthorityWeb Site
 

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