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Charming Betty

28815
Nominal Guns10ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired30.8.1739ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeSloop ref:1290
Last known1747ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement80Ton 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1746
Godfrey MalboneBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1743-1746
,
Joseph WantonBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1744-1762
ref:1291

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
23.6.174480 ref:1290
20.5.174660 ref:1290

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1739 - Captain (Privateer)
Benjamin WickhamBritish
Privateer
Service 1739
ref:1290
17.6.1740 - Captain (Privateer)
Thomas CollingwoodBritish
Privateer
Service 1740
ref:1290
21.7.1740 - Captain (Privateer)
Thomas CollingwoodBritish
Privateer
Service 1740
ref:1290
23.6.1744 - Captain (Privateer)
Josiah JenningsBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1290
20.5.1746 - 1747Captain (Privateer)
Thomas FryBritish
Privateer
Service 1745-1747
ref:1290

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1740Lieutenant (Privateer)
John RobinsonBritish
Privateer
Service 1740
ref:1293
1744Second Lieutenant (Privateer)
John LloydBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1744Lieutenant (Privateer)
James ClarkBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1746 - Second Lieutenant (Privateer)
William BellBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293
1746First Lieutenant (Privateer)
John StockardBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293

11 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1740Master (Privateer)
John GaleBritish
Privateer
Service 1740
ref:1293
1744Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)
John AmoryBritish
Privateer
Service 1744-1745
ref:1293
1744Master (Privateer)
Ebenezer TrowbridgeBritish
Privateer
Service 1744-1748
ref:1293
1744Carpenter (Privateer)
Thomas SwinbornBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1744Gunner (Privateer)
Thomas SmithBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1746Boatswain (Privateer)
Samuel WalderBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293
1746Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)
Robert PriorBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293
1746Master (Privateer)
Abel MitchenerBritish
Privateer
Service 1746-1748
ref:1293
1746Master (Privateer)
Abel MichenerBritish
Privateer
Service 1746-1748
ref:1293
1746Gunner (Privateer)
John Arthur JohnsonBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293
1746Carpenter (Privateer)
Benjamin HaxterBritish
Privateer
Service 1746
ref:1293

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1740Quartermaster (Privateer)
John GaleBritish
Privateer
Service 1740
ref:1293
1744Mate (Privateer)
James DiamondBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1744Quartermaster (Privateer)
John A MorrillBritish
Privateer
Service 1744
ref:1293
1746Mate (Privateer)
Joseph RiderBritish
Privateer
Service 1746-1756
ref:1293


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1739, Aug. 30. Charming Betty. Sloop. Tons 80. Guns: 10 carriage, 10 swivel.

Commander, Benjamin Wickham.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Benjamin Wickham, mariner, principal; Godfrey Mallbone and Joseph Wanton, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Edward Scott, James Martin.

N. P. IV, 422.

 

1740, June 17. Charming Betty. Sloop. Tons 80.

Commander, James Collingwood.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, James Collingwood, mariner, principal; Godfrey Mallbone, equipper and William Mumford, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Johleel Brenton, James. Martin.

N. P. IV, 484.

 

1740, July 21. Charming Betty. Sloop. Tons 80.

Commander, James Collingwood.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, James Collingwood, mariner, principal; Godfrey Mallbone, equipper and George Wanton, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Benjamen Wickham, James Martin.

N. P. IV, 495

 

1744, June 23. Charming Betty. Sloop. Tons 80. Men 80. Guns: 10 carriage, 10 swivel.

Commander, Josiah Jennings.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Josiah Jennings, mariner, principal; Godfrey Mallbone, equippei and Joseph Wanton, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Robert Carr, James Martin.

N. P. V, 278.

 

1746, May 20. Charming Betty. Sloop. Tons 85. Men 60. Guns: 12 carriage, 14 swivel.

Commander, Thomas Fry.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Thomas Fry, mariner, principal; Godfrey Mallbone, equipper and Joseph Wanton, Esq., sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Charles Paxton, James Martin.

N. P. V, 474.



 

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