Catalogue description Captured ship: Marie Catherine of Dieppe (master Nicolas Cauchois), formerly Leviathan...

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Details of HCA 32/129/8
Reference: HCA 32/129/8

Captured ship: Marie Catherine of Dieppe (master Nicolas Cauchois), formerly Leviathan of Bideford.

History: a French merchant ship (30 tons, 4 men), bound from Granville to Dunkirk, laden with currants and figs; taken on 6/17 November 1747 near Portbail by the privateer King George cutter (John Le Gros commanding), and brought into Jersey.


Court Papers:

  • [CP 1-CP 2]: standing interrogatories, two examinations, commissioners' affidavit and a wrapper;
  • [CP 3]: allegation;
  • [CP 4-CP 5]: attestation as to papers, and abstract and translation of the 7 ship's papers.

Ship's Papers numbered SP 1-SP 7.

[Decision: condemned as prize, 20 January 1748]

Note: Extra information from HCA 30/775/4
Date: 1747 - 1748
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English and French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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