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- Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:35 pm
- Forum: 19th Century
- Topic: Indiaman KENT captured 1800
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Hello everybody, On October 7th 1800 the Indiaman the " KENT " was captured after a fierce battle off Sand Heads (Bengal) by Robert Surcouf on the " CONFIANCE . Her captain, William RIVINGTON was killed. His second, my direct ancestor, John Essex HALL was taken as a prisoner-of-war an...
Hello everybody, According to the Archives of the HEIC, my ancestor John Essex HALL (Scarborough 1767 - Dunkirk 1826) made his 2nd voyage to India in 1788 on board the KING GEORGE as fifth mate but I found a KING GEORGE season from January 1785 to June 1786 (Ref IOR/L/MAR/B/402E in the HEIC fund of ...
Hello everybody, My direct ancestor John Essex HALL (Scarborough 1767 - Dunkirk 1826) sailed for the HEIC on various Indiamen. The Archives of the Company now kept by the British Library do not seem to have much on line about two of those ships : the THAMES and the last of the five ROYAL CHARLOTTE I...
- Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:39 pm
- Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
- Topic: John Essex Hall on Indiaman Kent (1800)
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Hello everybody, Who could help me find out what happened to my direct ancestor John Essex HALL after Robert Surcouf had taken his KENT , an Indiaman, on October 7th 1800 off Sand Heads (Bengal) ? He was the first mate of Captain William RIVINGTON who died in the battle and taken as a prisoner of wa...
Hello everybody, This is my first post on the forum in search of information related to my direct ancestor named John Essex HALL (Scarborough 1767-Dunkirk 1826). According to the HEIC Archives, he started his sailing carreer round 1783 in the "West India Trade before the mast". Could anyon...