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  • L'Intrépide (74) 1747-1781
    French 74 Gun
    3rd Rate Ship of the Line
    (1747)
  • La Capricieuse (32) 1779-1780
    French 32 Gun
    5th Rate Frigate
    (1779)
  • John MooreBritish
    Naval Sailor
    Service 1646-1679
  • Hebe (38) 1782-1811
    British 38 Gun
    5th Rate Frigate
    1805 Renamed "Blonde"
    (1782)
  • Daniel WaudbyBritish
    Naval Sailor
    Service 1739-1779
  • Culloden (74) 1783-1813
    British 74 Gun
    3rd Rate Ship of the Line
    (1783)
  • Dragon (64) 1744-1783
    Spanish 64 Gun
    3rd Rate Ship of the Line
    (1744)
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    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    1744 Renamed "Eagle"
    1745 Renamed "Centurion"
    (1733)
  • Centurion (60) 1733-1769
    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    1744 Renamed "Eagle"
    1745 Renamed "Centurion"
    (1733)
  • Windsor (60) 1695-1725
    British 60 Gun
    4th Rate Ship of the Line
    (1695)
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General Wall

30258
Nominal GunsUnknownref:1651
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Mail
First Mentioned1759ref:1651
Home PortFalmouth - Cornwall ref:1651
ShipyardUnknownref:1651
CategoryMerchantref:1651
Ship TypePacket
Last Mentioned1761ref:1651

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
26.9.1759 - 27.4.1761Commander
Walter LutwidgeBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1759-1761
ref:1651
8.4.1761 - 21.7.1762Commander
Thomas RobinsonBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1761-1771
Transfered
ref:1651

Service History


DateEventSource
26.9.1759

Commissioned as a packet for New York.

ref:1651
20.3.1761

CO killed, ransomed for £600

ref:722
20.3.1761Taken by
L'Heureux Biscayen (22) 1760-1761
French 22 Gun
Privateer
ref:722

 

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Posted by B. J. Pryor on Monday 3rd of May 2021 12:00

I believe this is the ship that carried Benjamin Franklin to England in June-July, 1757, under captain Walter Lutwidge. It was almost wrecked on the English coast but saved at the last moment by Archibald Kennedy, RN, who was also a passenger.

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Tuesday 11th of May 2021 16:22Steve lockhart
French Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Intrépide' (1747) (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Tuesday 11th of May 2021 15:46Steve lockhart
French Fifth Rate frigate 'La Capricieuse' (1779) (32) 1779-1780
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Tuesday 11th of May 2021 00:25Peter David Evans
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1679
Monday 10th of May 2021 20:32Elaine
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38) 1782-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1805 Renamed "Blonde"
Monday 10th of May 2021 12:46Jon Davies
Daniel WaudbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1779