Scorpion

28797
Nominal GunsUnknownref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1.5.1758ref:1290
Home PortNewport - Rhode Island - Rhode Island ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeBrigantine
Last known1758ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement70Ton 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1758Joseph Wanton, Benjamin Nicholsref:1291

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1758 - Captain (Privateer)John Warrenref:1290


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1758, May 1. Scorpion. Brigantine. Tons 70.

Commander, John Warren.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, John Warren, mariner, principal; Benjamen Nichols, Esqr., Joseph Wanton, Jr., Esqr.,

and John Warren; all of Newport, sureties.

Equippers, John Warren.

Witnesses, Tho. Ward, Samuel Gifford.

N. P. VII, 9.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:1290Rhode Island and the seaHoward Willis PrestonBook
ref:1291Privateersmen of NewportWilliam P SheffieldBook
 

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