Britania

28808
Nominal Guns16ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired17.11.1744ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeSnow ref:1290
Last known1745ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement140Ton 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17.11.1744100 ref:1290

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1744 - 1745Captain (Privateer)William Allenref:1290

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1744First Lieutenant (Privateer)John Mawdsleyref:1293

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1744Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)John Gibbsref:12931744Master (Privateer)Andrew Gallowayref:12931744Gunner (Privateer)William Edmondsref:12931744Boatswain (Privateer)Michael Maddoxref:1293

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1744 - Master's Mate (Privateer)James Brownref:1293


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1744, Nov. 17. Britania. Snow. Tons 140, Men 100, Guns: 16 carriage, 24 swivel.

Commander, William Allen.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, William Allen, mariner, principal; John Brown, William Mumford and Joseph Harrison, merchants, equippers, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Daniel Updike, James Martin.

N. P. V, 343



 

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