Defiance

28818
Nominal Guns11ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired16.11.1744ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeBrigantine ref:1290
Last known1748ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Displacement130Ton 

Armament


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

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.11.1744 - Captain (Privateer)John Dennisref:12901745Captain (Privateer)John Townsendref:12938.7.1745 - Captain (Privateer)John Dennisref:12901746 - 1748Captain (Privateer)John Sweetref:1290

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1744First Lieutenant (Privateer)Daniel Dentonref:12931745 - First Lieutenant (Privateer)John Sweetref:12931745Second Lieutenant (Privateer)John Mundunref:12931746 - Lieutenant (Privateer)Robert Boydref:12931746Second Lieutenant (Privateer)Samuel Cooperref:12931747Lieutenant (Privateer)Richard Jonesref:12931747First Lieutenant (Privateer)Samuel Cooperref:12931747Second Lieutenant (Privateer)William Woodwardref:12931748Second Lieutenant (Privateer)Robert Thomasref:1293

15 Warrant Officers


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

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1744Master's Mate (Privateer)William Wyattref:12931744 - 1745Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)John Calderref:12931745Master's Mate (Privateer)Andrew Martinref:12931746Mate (Privateer)Aches Toshref:12931746 - 1747Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)Joseph Thurstonref:12931747Mate (Privateer)Erasmus Phillipsref:12931748Quartermaster (Privateer)Joseph Thurstonref: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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