Prince Edward

Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned30.12.1756HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
Ship TypeEast Indiaman HCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1760HCA26


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen674Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen999Tons BM 


30.12.1756Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
30.12.175699 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

1756 - 1757Captain (HEIC)James HaldaneHCA26

Service History

30.12.1756Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East Indiaman EICS

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/6/146 1756 December 30

Commander: James Haldane.

Ship: Prince Edward.

Burden: 999 tons.

Crew: 99.

Owners: George, Lord Anson, Joly Bristow, Charles Pole, Robert Haldane, Elias Bild and Richard Benyon.

Lieutenant: Michael Toody.

Gunner: Henry Gardner.

Boatswain: William Sanders.

Carpenter: Joseph Franklin.

Surgeon: Thomas Cheap.

Cook: John Peses.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 149


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