King of Prussia

27009
Nominal Guns28HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1756HCA26
First Commissioned25.11.1756HCA26
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryPrivateerHCA26
Ship TypeUnknownHCA26
Last known1757HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen340Tons BM 

Armament


25.11.1756Broadside Weight = 6 Imperial Pound ( 2.7216 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck24 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck28 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1756/11/25 - 1756Samuel WilsonHCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.11.1756250 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.11.1756 - 1757Captain (Privateer)Edward MenziesHCA26


Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/107 1756 November 25

Commander: Edward Menzies.

Ship: King of Prussia.

Burden: 340 tons.

Crew: 250.

Owners: Samuel Wilson, Thomas Jordan, Moses Frank, Michael James and others of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: James Bendle.

Gunner: John Watson.

Boatswain: Peter Atkins.

Carpenter: James Williams.

Surgeon: Joseph Barker.

Cook: John Peterson.

Armament: 28 carriage and 24 swivel guns.

Folio: 110



 

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Posted by Robert Boon on Saturday 4th of March 2017 06:03

London

Monday last sell down the River, the King of Prussia Privateer, Edward Menzies Commander, compleatly equipped for a Six Month's Cruize.

The London Chronicle Tuesday 18 January 1757

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