Defiance

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Nominal GunsUnknownref:1257
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired27.8.1756ref:1257
Home PortNewport ref:1257
ShipyardUnknownref:1257
CategoryPrivateerref:1257
Ship TypeBrigantine
Last known1762ref:1257

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement140Ton 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1762Metcalf Bowlerref:1291

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.8.1756 - 1757Captain (Privateer)Daniel Fonesref:125728.10.1757 - 1757Captain (Privateer)Walter Chalonerref:12571759Captain (Privateer)Benjamin Wantonref:125731.12.1762 - 1762Captain (Privateer)James Duncanref:1257

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756First Lieutenant (Privateer)Estes Howeref:1257

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1756Doctor (Privateer)Thomas Rodmanref:12571756Boatswain (Privateer)George Davisref:12571756Master (Privateer)John Cullessonref:12571756Gunner (Privateer)William Byrnref:1257

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1756Quartermaster (Privateer)Theodore Tophamref:12571756Gunner's Mate (Privateer)Joseph Riderref:12571756Steward (Privateer)Thomas Burgenref:12571756Mate (Privateer)William Wallref:1257

45 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1756Seaman (Privateer)Zachariah Harrisref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Thomas Chadwickref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Lango Tomeyref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)William Lakeref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)William Fordref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Wyattref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Elisha Phillipsref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Joseph Grayref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Carrref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Staffordref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Ezekiel Kayref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Philip Englandref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Williamsref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)William O'Neilref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Samuel Godfreyref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John M Buseyref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Thomas Stackref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Samuel Jamesref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Benjamin Eldridgeref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)George Wellsref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Thomas Newallref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Alexander Gibbsref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Brownref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)William Smithref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Joseph Hoperref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Francis Dikesref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Caleb Weaverref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Jeremiah Mumfordref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)James Furbarref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Nathan Smithref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)William Amyref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Hicksref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Mark Davisref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Jeremiah Wardref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)James Moorheadref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Nathan Francisref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Simesref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Philip Alsbroref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)John Haynesref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Freeman Cobbref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Thomas Tuckhamref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Elect Macarbyref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Anthony Forestref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)Newport Wyattref:12571756Seaman (Privateer)James Pittsref:1257


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1756, Aug. 27. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 140.

Commander, Daniel Fones.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Daniel Fones, mariner, North Kingstown, principal; Joseph Wanton, Jr., Metcalf Bowler, Matthew Cozzens, Robert Stoddard, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Thomas Ward, James Coggeshall.

N. P. VI, 165. Marine Bonds.

 

1757, Oct. 28. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 140.

Commander, Walter Chaloner.

Bond. None recorded.

Equippers, Joseph Wanton, Jr., Metcalf Bowler, Matthew Cozzens, Robert Stoddard, Thomas Taylor; all Newport merchants.

N. P. VI, 477.

 

1762, Dec. 31. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 140.

Commander, James Duncan.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, James Duncan, gentleman, principal; Metcalf Bowler, owner and equipper, and Thomas Wickham, Jr., sureties; all of Newport. (Wickham did not sign bond.)

Witnesses, Not given.

N. P. VII, 419. Marine Bonds.



 

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