Defiance

28818
Nominal Guns11ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired16.11.1744ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeBrigantine
Last known1747ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement130Ton 

Armament


8.7.1745Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)ref:1290
Gun Deck16 Carriage Guns

4.6.1747Broadside Weight = 21 Imperial Pound ( 9.5235 kg)ref:1290
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement


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

3 Commanding Officers


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


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.



Sources


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

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