Catalogue description Captured ship: St Iago otherwise Santiago , St Jago or St Jacques of Bayonne (master...

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Details of HCA 32/124/9
Reference: HCA 32/124/9

Captured ship: St Iago otherwise Santiago, St Jago or St Jacques of Bayonne (master Estienne Lissond or Elisondo or Elisarde, or Francisco Ignacio de Ainzuriza).

History: a French ship (180 tons, 10 guns, 34 men), bound from Caracas to Cadiz and then Bayonne, laden with tobacco, flour, brandy, wine and cocoa; taken on 29 September /10 October 1739 three leagues off Cadiz by HMS Pembroke (Fitzroy Henry Lee commanding) and brought first into Gibraltar, and then into Portsmouth.


Court Papers:

  • [CP 1-CP 6]: standing interrogatories, two examinations, commissioners' affidavit, wrapper, additional interrogatories;
  • [CP 7]: allegation, brought into court 21 April 1740
  • [CP 8]: certificate given by Admiral Haddock, brought into court 28 September 1744;
  • [CP 9-CP 10]: allegation, notes on additional questions for examination, brought into court 20 January 1745;
  • [CP 11-CP 17]: attestation as to papers, wrapper, individual translations of the 5 Spanish or French ship's papers.

Ship's Papers numbered SP 1-SP 7:

  • SP 1-SP 2: muster roll, ship's pass in French;
  • SP 3-SP 5: ship's pass in Spanish, customs paper issued in Puerto de la Guaira, cargo list;
  • SP 6-SP 7: wrapper, letter in English relating to the capture.

[Decision: condemned as prize, 21 April 1740]

Note: Extra information from HCA 30/775/2
Date: 1739
Related material:

See also IND 1/9022, f101v

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English, French and Spanish
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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