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Bolador

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Nominal Guns16BG
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired1797BG
ShipyardUnknownBG
CategoryUnratedBG
Ship TypeCorvette BG
Sailing RigSchoonerBG
Captured14.11.1797BG

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.11.179774 BG

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 14.11.1797Capitan de fragata
Antonio RodriguezSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797
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Service History


DateEventSource
14.11.1797Taken by
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
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Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty-Office, December 9, 1797.

Copy of a letter from Admiral the Earl of St. Vincent, K. B. Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels in the River Tage, to Evan Nepean, Esq; dated the 28 th of November, 1797.

I enclose for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, a letter from Captain Westcott, Commander of His Majesty's Ship the Majestic, acquainting .Rear-Admiral Sir John Orde with his having, on the 14th Instant, captured the Spanish Corvette Bolador of 16 guns and 74 men. Also a Letter from Captain Hotham, of His Majesty's Ship the Blanche, to Captain Tyler, Commander of L'Aigle, giving an Account of his taking Le Coureur French Privateer, of 14 guns and 90 men, the 20th of this Month.

Majestic, off Cape St. Vincent

SIR, November 15, 1797.

I have the honor to inform you, that chacing from the Squadron under your Command yesterday, I captured the Bolador, a Spanish Corvette, of 16 guns and 74 men, Schooner rigged, commanded by Don Antonio Rodriguez. He had being 74 days on his passage from the Caraccos, and charged with dispatches, which he had thrown, overboard during the chace.

I have the.Honor to be, &

G. B. WESTCOTT.


Ship and captainBG

No details , only spanish corvette



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