Yankee Hero

5916
Nominal Guns14B071
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired13.1.1776B071
Home Port B071
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland B071
CategoryPrivateerB071
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Captured6.6.1776B071
BecomesBritish sloop 'Postillion' (1776) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen120Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
20.2.177641 W027
6.6.177652 W027

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1776 - 20.2.1776CaptainThomas ThomasW02720.2.1776 - 6.6.1776Captain (Privateer)James TracyW027

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.6.1776First LieutenantWilliam MainW0276.6.1776Second LieutenantRobert TracyW027

Service History


DateEventSource
6.6.1776Milford vs Yankee Hero
6.6.1776Taken by Milford (28)


Notes on Ship


OwnersW027
Jackson, Tracy & Tracy of Newburyport, Massachusetts

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B071Beverly Privateers in the American RevolutionOctavius Thondyke HoweDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
 

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