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Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
Ship TypeEast IndiamanHCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1762HCA26


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen668Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen600Tons BM 


14.2.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns


1758/02/14 - 1758
Sir Charles Raymond (1st Baronet)British
Ship Owner
Merchant Sailor
Service 1735-1789
Charles PoleBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1756-1760
John HallettBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1748-1773

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
14.2.1758100 HCA26

1 Ship Commander

14.2.1758 - 1758Captain (Privateer)
Richard AllwrightBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1758

Service History

14.2.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East IndiamanHCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/9/27 1758 February 14

Commander: Richard Allwright.

Ship: London.

Burden: 600 tons.

Crew: 100.

Owners: Charles Raymond, Robert Bootle, William Mercer, Charles Pole, Francis Salvadore and John Hallett and Company of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Charles Meers.

Gunner: John Hillyard.

Boatswain: Joseph Martin.

Carpenter: Joseph Martin.

Surgeon: John Isherwood.

Cook: Samuel Cleland.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 28


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