Prince Edward

27058
Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1746HCA26
First Commissioned30.12.1756HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryMerchantHCA26
Ship TypeEast Indiaman HCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1760HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen674Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen999Tons BM 

Armament


30.12.1756Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
30.12.175699 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1757Captain (HEIC) James HaldaneHCA26

Service History


DateEventSource
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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