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Nominal GunsUnknownref:1651
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Mail
Launched13.11.1745ref:1654
First Commissioned21.12.1745ref:1654
Home PortFalmouth - Cornwall ref:1651
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1654
ShipyardMr Bird's Dock - Deptford ref:1654
CategoryMerchantref:1651
Ship TypePacket
Wrecked1.11.1763ref:1651

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.12.1745 - 1746Commander
HarmonBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1745-1746
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18.2.1746/47 - 1748Commander
Richard LundinBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1747-1748
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5.7.1759 - 1.11.1763Commander
Samuel WillistonBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1759-1763
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Service History


DateEventSource
5.7.1759

Commissioned as a packet for the Groyne route.

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29.7.1761

Commissioned for Falmouth to the Groyne

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19.5.1762

Commissioned for Falmouth to the Gibraltar

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1.11.1763

Wrecked on the coast of North Carolina with the loss of 4 or 5 crew.

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