Nominal Guns11ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Ship TypeBrigantine ref:1290
Last known1748ref:1290


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290


8.7.1745Broadside Weight Unknownref:1290
Gun Deck16 Carriage Guns

4.6.1747Broadside Weight Unknownref:1290
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.7.1745110 ref:1290
4.6.1747110 ref:1290

3 Commanding Officers

16.11.1744 - Captain (Privateer)John Dennisref:12908.7.1745 - Captain (Privateer)John Dennisref:12904.6.1747 - Captain (Privateer)John Sweetref:1290

6 Commissioned Officers

1744First Lieutenant (Privateer)Daniel Dentonref:12931745Second Lieutenant (Privateer)John Mundunref:12931746 - Lieutenant (Privateer)Robert Boydref:12931746Second Lieutenant (Privateer)Samuel Cooperref:12931747Lieutenant (Privateer)Richard Jonesref:12931747First Lieutenant (Privateer)Samuel Cooperref:1293

12 Warrant Officers

1744Carpenter (Privateer)Zebulon Geersref:12931744 - 1745Gunner (Privateer)Daniel Moreheadref:12931745Carpenter (Privateer)William Proctorref:12931745Surgeon (Privateer)Robert Gardnerref:12931746Carpenter (Privateer)William Buttsref:12931746Gunner (Privateer)Godfrey Hanleyref:12931746Master (Privateer)Andrew Mosherref:12931746Boatswain (Privateer)William Jamesref:12931746Boatswain (Privateer)William Jacksonref:12931747Gunner (Privateer)Edward Eastref:12931747Boatswain (Privateer)Samuel Maskelref:12931747Master (Privateer)Edward Martinref:1293

4 Petty Officers

1744 - 1745Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)John Calderref:12931745Master's Mate (Privateer)Andrew Martinref:12931747Mate (Privateer)Erasmus Phillipsref:12931748Mate (Privateer)Henry Daileyref:1293

Notes on Ship

Letter of Marqueref:1290

1744, Nov. 16. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 130. Guns: 11 carriage.

Commander, John Dennis.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, John Dennis, mariner, principal; John Tillinghast, David Coggeshall, Solomon Townsend, merchants and equippers, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, J. Honeyman, Jr., James Martin.

N. P. V, 333.


1745, July 8. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 130. Men 110. Guns: 16 carriage, 26 swivel.

Commander, John Dennis.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, John Dennis, mariner, principal; John Tillinghast, Daniel Coggeshall and Solomon Townsend, merchants, equippers, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Jacob Hasey, James Martin.

N. P. V, 396.


1747, June 4. Defiance. Brigantine. Tons 130. Men 110. Guns: 14 carriage, 20 swivel.

Commander, John Sweet.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, John Sweet, mariner, principal; John Tillinghast, Daniel Coggeshall, Solomon Townsend, merchants, sureties; and Abraham Hart, equipper; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Pardon Tillinghast, Bernard Miller.

N. P. V, 520.


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