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Lyon

27619
Nominal Guns10HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1758HCA26
First Commissioned11.2.1758HCA26
Home PortHastings - Sussex HCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryPrivateerHCA26
Ship TypeUnknownHCA26
Last known1758HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen70Tons BM 

Armament


11.2.1758Broadside Weight = 1 Imperial Pound ( 0.4536 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck10 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1758
John GraylingBritish
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1756-1758
,
Thomas BriggsBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1758
HCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.2.175850 HCA26

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1758 - 1758Captain (Privateer)
John GraylingBritish
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1756-1758
HCA26


Notes on Ship


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/9/24 1758 February 11

Commander: John Grayling.

Ship: Lyon.

Burden: 70 tons.

Crew: 50.

Owners: Thomas Briggs of Hastings, victualler, and John Grayling.

Lieutenant: John Sloe.

Gunner: William Betts.

Boatswain: Thomas Grevett.

Carpenter: John Duke.

Surgeon: John Sarjant.

Cook: John Bird.

Armament: 10 carriage and 4 swivel guns.

Folio: 25



 

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Posted by Deborah Varney on Friday 26th of February 2021 19:19

John Grayling smuggler/privateer was my 6 th great grandfather. I would welcome any more information you have on him

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