Yankee Hero

5916
Nominal Guns14B071
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1776/01/13B071
Home Port B071
ShipyardBaltimore B071
CategoryPrivateerB071
Ship TypeBrig-Sloop
Captured1776/06/06B071
BecomesBritish brig-sloop 'Postillion' (1776) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen120Tons BM

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1776/02/2041 W027
1776/06/0652 W027

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1776/01/13 - 1776/02/20CaptainThomas ThomasW0271776/02/20 - 1776/06/06Captain (Privateer)James TracyW027

Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1776/06/06First LieutenantWilliam MainW0271776/06/06Second LieutenantRobert TracyW027

Service History


DateEventSource
1776/06/06Taken by Milford (28)
1776/06/06Milford vs Yankee Hero
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Notes on Ship


OwnersW027
Jackson, Tracy & Tracy of Newburyport, Massachusetts

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
B071 Beverly Privateers in the American RevolutionOctavius Thondyke HoweDigital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
W027 American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
 

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