Blackbird

28729
Nominal Guns4ref:1257
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1.5.1762ref:1257
ShipyardUnknownref:1257
CategoryPrivateerref:1257
Ship TypeSchooner
Last knownref:1257

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement20Tons and Tonnage 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1762 - 1762Captain (Privateer)William Metcalfref:1257

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1762First Lieutenant (Privateer)Frederick Phillipsref:1257

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1762Carpenter (Privateer)Newcomb Smithref:12571762Boatswain (Privateer)Israel Potterref:12571762Doctor (Privateer)Edward Hoarref:12571762Gunner (Privateer)Peter Agedtref:1257

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1762Master's Mate (Privateer)Richard Brownref:12571762Linguister (Privateer)James Smithref:12571762Clerk (Privateer)James Ellisonref:1257

12 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1762Seaman (Privateer)Nicholas Aspellref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)St Jago Hopkinsref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Robert Gardinerref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Thomas Upstellref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Mitchell Caseref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)William Tylerref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Nathaniel Brownref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)George Thayerref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)James Brownref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Daniel Shawref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Laurence Brenanref:12571762Seaman (Privateer)Henry Lathartref:1257


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1762, May 1. Blackbird. Schooner, Tons 20. Guns: 4 carriage, 8 swivel.

Commander, William Metcalf.

Bond. Not recorded.

Bonders, William Metcalf, gentleman, Providence,

principal; David Thayer, Thos. Newcomb, James

Green, merchants and equippers, sureties.

N. P. VII, 289.



 

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