Black Snake

Nominal GunsUnknownref:1257
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned1758ref:1257
Ship TypeSloop


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290

2 Commanding Officers

1756 - 1757Captain (Privateer)Nathaniel Sweetingref:125724.10.1757 - 6.1.1759Captain (Privateer)John Randallref:1257

Notes on Ship

Letter of Marqueref:1290

1756, Nov. 20. Black Snake. Sloop. Tons 50.

Commander, Nathaniel Sweeting.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Nathaniel Sweeting, merchant, principal; 

Joseph Whipple, James Brown, merchants and equippers, sureties; all of Providence.

Witnesses, Edward Thurston, James Coggeshall.

N. P. VI, 235. Marine Bonds.


1757, Oct. 24, Black Snake. Sloop. Tons 50.

Commander, John Randall.

Bond. Not recorded.

Equippers, Nathaniel Sweeting, James Brown, John Randall, merchants, and John Andrews, Esq.; all of Providence.

N. P. VI, 444.


1758, Nov. 8. Black Snake. Sloop.

Commander, John Randall.

Bond.. £1500.

Bonders, John Randall, mariner, Providence, principal; Jacob Whitman and James Brown, merchants, Providence, sureties.

Witnesses, Grindall Rawson, Samuel Nightingale, Junr.

N. P. VII, 108. Marine Bonds.


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