Saint John

26914
Nominal Guns14HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1756HCA26
First Commissioned8.10.1756HCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryPrivateerHCA26
Ship TypeUnknown
Last known1756HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen260Tons BM 

Armament


8.10.1756Broadside Weight = 21 Imperial Pound ( 9.5235 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.10.175640 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.10.1756 - 1756Captain (Privateer)Francis ThwaitesHCA26


Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/40 1756 October 8

Commander: Francis Thwaites.

Ship: St John.

Burden: 260 tons.

Crew: 40.

Owners: Messrs. Hurlock and Wagstaff of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: William Comyns.

Gunner: George Bowman.

Boatswain: John Elwick.

Carpenter: Thomas Jones.

Surgeon: John Jackson.

Cook: Nicholas Betsey.

Armament: 14 carriage guns.

Folio: 41



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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