THE BUCCANEERS IN THE WEST INDIES IN THE XVII CENTURY

By C.H. Haring

PREFACE


APPENDIX I

An account of the English buccaneers belonging to Jamaica and Tortuga in 1663, found among the Rawlinson MSS., makes the number of privateering ships fifteen, and the men engaged in the business nearly a thousand. The list is as follows:
Captain Ship Men Guns
Sir Thomas Whetstone a Spanish prize 60 7
Captain Smart Griffon, frigate 100 14
Captain Guy James, frigate 90 14
Captain James American, frigate 70 6
Captain Cooper his frigate 80 10
Captain Morris a brigantine 60 7
Captain Brenningham his frigate 70 6
Captain Mansfield a brigantine 60 4
Captain Goodly a pink 60 6
Captain Blewfield, belonging to Cape Gratia de Dios a barque 50 3
Captain Herdue a frigate 40 4

There were four more belonging to Jamaica, of which no account was available. The crews were mixed of English, French and Dutch.


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