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Yankee Hero5916
Nominal Guns14B071
NationalityUnited StatesB071
OperatorMassachusetts State NavyB071
Acquired1776/01/13B071
ShipyardBaltimore, MD B071
CategoryPrivateerB071
Ship TypeBrig-Sloop B071
Captured1776/06/06B071
Becomes British unrated brig-sloop 'Postillion' (1776) B071

Dimensions

DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB057
Burthen120Tons BM 
Crew Complement
Date# of MenNotesSource
1776/02/2041W027
1776/06/0652W027
Commanders
FromToRankNameSource
1776/01/131776/02/20CaptainThomas ThomasW027
1776/02/201776/06/06Captain (Privateer)James TracyW027
Commissioned Officers
FromToRankNameSource
1776/06/061776/06/06First LieutenantWilliam MainW027
1776/06/061776/06/06Second LieutenantRobert TracyW027
Service History
DateEvent Source
1776/06/06Action vs Milford - Milford vs Yankee Hero 
1776/06/06Taken by Milford  

Notes on Ship
OwnersW027
Jackson, Tracy & Tracy of Newburyport, Massachusetts
 
Sources
IDDescriptionAuthorType
B071 Beverly Privateers in the American RevolutionOctavius Thondyke HoweDigital Book
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
W027 American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
 
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