Smallbridge

29293
Nominal GunsUnknownref:1379
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorTransport Board
Hired1809ref:1379
ShipyardUnknownref:1379
CategoryHired Vesselref:1379
Ship TypeTransport
Wrecked29.1.1809ref:1379

19 Passengers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Petersref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Stutzerref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Quartermaster, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionJames Willan (d.1809)ref:138010.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 1st Light Battalion, King's German Legion Heuerref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Wesselref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Ensign, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionWilliam Riddle (d.1809)ref:138010.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 1st Light Battalion, King's German Legion Ebelingref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Mezerref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Ensign, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionCharles Augustus Augspurg (d.1809)ref:138010.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionCornelius Bogartref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Müringref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Lieutenant, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionGeorge von Heimbruch (d.1809)ref:138010.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Corporal, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Boxmannref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Fahrenholtzref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Captain, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionBodo Wilken (d.1809)ref:138010.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Corporal, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Roderef:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Nemschekref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion Schmidtref:137910.1.1809 - 29.1.1809Private, 2nd Light Battalion, King's German LegionCornelius Plüggeref:1379

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1.1809Sailed from Vigo ref:1379
29.1.1809

Wrecked on the coast near Ushant

ref:1379


Notes on Ship


Loss of Liferef:1379

Of the crew of the Smallbridge only one seaman and a boy survived the wreck.

The King's German Legion and its dependents lost in total 5 officers, 209 non-commissioned officers and soldiers, 7 woman and 9 children



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:1379History of the King's German Legion, Volume 1North Ludlow BeamishBook
ref:1380History of the King's German Legion, Volume 2North Ludlow BeamishBook
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Sunday 15th of September 2019 16:40

Saunders's News-Letter - Friday 03 March 1809

The Smallbridge transport from Vigo, having On board five officers and 200 men of the light battalion the German legion, is still missing


Posted by AvM on Sunday 15th of September 2019 16:39

Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser - Tuesday 04 November 1806

Hat defirable Brig SMALLBRIDGE, built at Southampton, measures per register 162 85-74 tons, but will burthen 250 tons, has two decks, and combines the rare advantage of celerity of sailing with great capacity of stowage, has lately had a very great repair, and staunch, durable Vessel, her stores also are in the best possible condition, now lying the outward West-India Dock, William Galloway, Commander. For Inventories, &c. apply to • EDWARDS and GOODALL, No. 9, Philpot-lane.


Posted by AvM on Sunday 15th of September 2019 16:38

Aberdeen Press and Journal - Monday 11 February 1799

Smallbridge trading vefTel, commanded Captain Sims, from the West Indies, was taken the 11th inft. by a French privateer . Captain Sims and three of the crew were put in open boat to convey them to the privateer, when the boat overfet, and all of them were unfortunately drowned. Wednefday,


Posted by AvM on Sunday 15th of September 2019 16:34

The only "Smallbridge" I have found
brig 160t
1789 built Southampton

firstly registered Lonfon
#240 9 Ocober 1794 (161t)
and de novo
#239 18 Jun 1799 (161 27/94t)
de novo
#287 26 July 1803 (162 85/94t) master Hugh LoWchiss (?)
-> J. Bolston
-> J Taylor

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