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Ships captured as prizes, with names beginning A. Part 1. Alexander of London, master…

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HCA 32/94

Ships captured as prizes, with names beginning A.

Part 1.

Alexander of London, master Robert Rose; formerly the French ship St Pierre (masters Pierre Donat, and Pierre Tanqueray), captured, condemned and sold to an English merchant and renamed; taken by French privateers but retaken by a Dutch warship or an English privateer: claim, appraisement, sale, examinations, allegation, attestations denying the Dutch claim, ship's papers (including commissions for the French prize-captains Donat and Tanqueray). 1745-1746.

Ann cutter, master Joseph Man; English merchant ship, seized for smuggling from France: examinations, allegation. 1745.

Ann snow, of Bristol, master Charles Finlay; English merchant ship, captured with others by French warships, and sent with English prisoners of war to a French or neutral port, but retaken from France: two examinations, allegation, claim, appraisment. 1745.

L'Aimable Jeanne of Bordeaux, master Francois Castaignet Mingeon; French merchant ship from West Indies: allegation, examinations, ship's papers. 1745.

L'Archange (Larcange), master [unknown] Louvel; French merchant ship, carrying Spanish gold for Cadiz, seized as enemy property: allegation, examinations of captors, ship's papers. 1742.

L'Astre, master Pierre Darty; French (coasting) merchant ship: allegation, release, ship's papers, captor's attestation that the prize is not worth £40. 1746.

Part 2.

Andreas, master Henderik Steenkamp; Prussian merchant ship suspected of carrying French property from Cork to France; formerly The Susanna: allegation, claim for ship and freight, examinations, ship's papers. 1747.

Anna Cornelia, master Jan Hog (Jean Hogg); Dutch merchant ship trading between French ports: allegation, claim, examinations, ship's papers, master's attestation, with schedule of goods claimed as his, etc. 1747.

Anne Maria (Anna Maria), master Pierre Doucet (Pierre Doucette); French merchant ship from the West Indies: allegations, examinations, ship's papers etc. 1748.

Annette (Annatte, Annate), master Louis de Ratieville (Pierre de Reteville); French merchant ship for the West Indies, with a letter of marque: allegations, exmainations, ship's papers, releases, etc. 1747-1749.

L'Age d'Or of La Rochelle, master Duvillemaraise; French ship: journal. 1747.

L'Assomption, master Jacques Thomasin (Jacques Thomassin, Jacques Thomazin); French merchant ship for West Indies, with letter of marque: allegation, examinations, ship's papers. 1747.

L'Attrappe si tu peut (La Trappe si te peu!), master Pieter Blanckeman (Pierre Blanckeman); French privateer: allegation, examinations, ship's papers - including ransom bills for i) the Margaretta and Anne, master John Summers: £700 for ship and cargo, £20 for plunder, ii) the Dobson, master William Hearn: £170 for cargo, £10 for plunder. 1747.

The Agatha (La Agata Galera, St Agatha) galley, master Juan de Rozas (Arent Tuyn captain and pilot); Dutch merchant ship trading as a 'register ship' between Old and New Spain: ship's papers only, with abstracts, translations etc. 1747.

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