Charming Betty

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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 

Crew Complement


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

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1739 - Captain (Privateer)Benjamin Wickhamref:129017.6.1740 - Captain (Privateer)Thomas Collingwoodref:129021.7.1740 - Captain (Privateer)Thomas Collingwoodref:129023.6.1744 - Captain (Privateer)Josiah Jenningsref:129020.5.1746 - 1747Captain (Privateer)Thomas Fryref:1290

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1740Lieutenant (Privateer)John Robinsonref:12931744Second Lieutenant (Privateer)John Lloydref:12931744Lieutenant (Privateer)James Clarkref:12931746 - Second Lieutenant (Privateer)William Bellref:1293

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1740Master (Privateer)John Galeref:12931744Gunner (Privateer)Thomas Smithref:12931744Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)John Amoryref:12931746Master (Privateer)Abel Mitchenerref:12931746Master (Privateer)Abel Michenerref:12931746Gunner (Privateer)John Arthur Johnsonref:12931746Carpenter (Privateer)Benjamin Haxterref:12931746Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)Robert Priorref:1293

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1740Quartermaster (Privateer)John Galeref:12931744Quartermaster (Privateer)John A Morrillref:12931744Mate (Privateer)James Diamondref:12931746Mate (Privateer)Joseph Riderref: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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