Nicholson

28160
Nominal Guns20ref:1010
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1695ref:1010
First Commissioned3.8.1695ref:1010
ShipyardUnknownref:1010
CategoryPrivateerref:1010
Ship TypeUnknownref:1010
Captured21.9.1696ref:1010

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen400Tons BM 

Armament


3.8.1695Broadside Weight = 1.5 Imperial Pound ( 0.6804 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck20 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1695/08/03 - 1696/09/21 Stephen Barber OwnerHCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.8.169550 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.8.1695 - 21.9.1696Captain (Privateer) Stephen BarberHCA26

Service History


DateEventSource
3.8.1695Issued with a Letter of MarqueHCA26
21.9.1696Taken by Le Faucon (18) ref:1010
21.9.1696Taken by Le Duc de Maine ref:1010
21.9.1696Taken by Le Jeune Phélipeaux (16) ref:1010


Notes on Ship


Act of Council of Prizesref:1010

Jugement du Conseil de Prises du 15/11/1696 , declarant de bonne prise le corsaire le "Nicholson" , appartenant a plusieurs marchands de Virginie, pourvu d'une commission du Prince d'Orange du 03/08/1695 pour armer en course , pris apres combat le 21/09/1696 à 28 Lieues au large des Sorlingues ,par les sieurs Patard de Launay , Deshais de la Grandmaison , Potier des Chesnais , de la Ville-Huchet et Trochon de la Moinerie, commandant les frégates le "Jeune Phelypeaux" , le "Duc du Maine" , le "Fidèle" , le "Faucon" et le "Sincere" .



 

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