Speedwell

29021
Nominal Guns8ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired16.2.1738/39ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeSloop
Last known1739ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Burthen80Ton 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.2.1738/39 - Captain (Privateer)James Purcellref:1290


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1739-40, Feb. 16. Speedwell. Sloop. Tons 80. Guns: 8 carriage, 8 swivel.

Commander, James Purcell.

Bond. £1000.

Bonders, James Purcell, mariner, principal ; George Wanton, Newport, and John Jones, Boston, both merchants, sureties.

Witnesses, William Mumford, George Fox.

N. P. IV, 451.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:1290Rhode Island and the seaHoward Willis PrestonBook
 

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