Adventure (6)

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Origin and History

The brig was hired by the Royal Navy in 1756.

During the Seven Years' War, the brig was under the command of:

  • in 1756: Lieutenant James Orrok

The brig was captured by a French privateer in November 1756.

Service during the War

In November 1756, the brig was captured off Bamborough Castle after a stout resistance of two hours by the French Infernale (12) of Le Havre. In this action the brig lost 5 men killed and 18 wounded while the privateer lost 7 men killed and 25 wounded.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 6 (in 1756)
Gun Deck 6 x 3-pdrs
Crew ???
Length ???
Width ???
Depth ???
Displacement ???

References

Clowes, Wm. Laird, The Royal Navy – A History from the Earliest Time to the Present, Vol. III, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London: 1898, p. 293

Harrison, Simon and Manuel Blasco, 3 Decks