Catalogue description Captured ship: La Concorde of Cherbourg (master Felix Postel). History: a French...

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Details of HCA 32/100/24
Reference: HCA 32/100/24

Captured ship: La Concorde of Cherbourg (master Felix Postel).

History: a French merchant ship (130 tons, 2 carriage guns, 8 swivel guns, 13 men) bound from Martinique to Bordeaux, laden with sugar and coffee; taken on 12/23 March 1745 in 47ยบ by the privateers Shoreham (Robert Milligen commanding) and Lowestoft (Charles Fielding commanding), and brought into Kinsale.


Court Papers:

  • [CP 1]: three examinations, commissioners' affidavit [one document];
  • [CP 2]: allegation;
  • [CP 3-CP 4]: attestation as to papers, and abstract and translation of the 10 ship's papers.

Ship's papers numbered SP 1-SP 11, with 3 not used.

[Decision: condemned as prize, 14 May 1745]

Note: Extra information from HCA 30/775/1 and HCA 30/775/4
Date: 1745
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Miscellaneous
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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