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Lyon

27456
Nominal Guns14HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1757HCA26
First Commissioned22.10.1757HCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryPrivateerHCA26
Ship TypeUnknownHCA26
Last known1757HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen230Tons BM 

Armament


22.10.1757Broadside Weight = 1 Imperial Pound ( 0.4536 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1757/10/22 - 1757
Lawrence IrvineBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1756-1757
,
Charles Cleland British
Ship Owner
Service 1756-1757
HCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
22.10.175740 HCA26

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
22.10.1757 - 1757Captain (Privateer)
Lawrence IrvineBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1756-1757
HCA26


Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/8/94 1757 October 22

Commander: Laurence Irvine.

Ship: Lyon.

Burden: 230 tons.

Crew: 40.

Owners: Charles Cleland, merchant of London and Laurence Irvine of St George Middlesex.

Lieutenant: John Crighton.

Gunner: Joseph Winter.

Boatswain: James Brown.

Carpenter: James Williams.

Surgeon: William Brisbin.

Cook: John Black.

Armament: 14 carriage and 4 swivel guns.

Folio: 95



 

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Posted by Nadege Forde-Vidal on Tuesday 28th of December 2021 10:01

1766 laurence Irvine was still captain of the Lyon which was on its way to Jamaica. Irvine places an advert in the Public Advertiser Feb 22nd to recaptured enslaved Black sailor.


Posted by Nadege Forde-Vidal on Tuesday 28th of December 2021 10:01

1766 laurence Irvine was still captain of the Lyon which was on its way to Jamaica. Irvine places an advert in the Public Advertiser Feb 22nd to recaptured enslaved Black sailor.


Posted by Nadege Forde-Vidal on Monday 27th of December 2021 16:57

1766 laurence Irvine was still captain of the Lyon which was on its way to Jamaica. Irvine places an advert in the Public Advertiser Feb 22nd to recaptured enslaved Black sailor.

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