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by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?
Replies: 4
Views: 2045

Re: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?

I am nearly sure thatthese ships were sold to South America.
Ships participated in the Greeks War for Independence are relatively good known,
and there was onyl one frigate HELLAS built in USA.
by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Brig Switfsure
Replies: 0
Views: 2383

Brig Switfsure

British mechant brig SWIFTSURE of 337t since 1816 in UK French built sank in 1829 when sailed from Sydney to Mauritius https://silentworldfoundation.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Signals-86_pp14-20-30-31-Mermaid-2.pdf London Courier and Evening Gazette - Monday 17 January 1825 Yesterday the brig...
by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia
Replies: 6
Views: 2793

Re: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia

I have anywhere some notes on it, but could not find them at the moment 1) A "dangerous" name was cited, have to look for it 2) A name " A gift of Allah" was also used. Arab states very oft used for dift or captuired ships names as "Portuguese", "American","Swedish", but usually origina ow names wer...
by AvM
Mon May 28, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: U.S. Navy Annual Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 1884

Re: U.S. Navy Annual Reports

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a statement of the expenditure and application of the moneys drawn from the Treasury on account of the Navy, from first of October, 1816, to thirtieth of September, 1817; and of the unexpended balances of former appropriations remaining in the Trea...
by AvM
Mon May 28, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: U.S. Navy Annual Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 1884

Re: U.S. Navy Annual Reports

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting an abstract of the expenditures on account of the contingent expenses of the Navy, during the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth September, 1819. February 4, 1820. Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Date February 4, 1820 Session 16th Con...
by AvM
Sat May 26, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: 74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

Re: 74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825

I am very busy with other projects, so as the original text will translate later.

There are some mentions about sale to Mexico in other documents, but it need time.
by AvM
Sat May 26, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: 74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

Re: 74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825

https://www.todoababor.es/datos_docum/nav_mexico.htm Translated from Spanish by Google translator  Some light on this issue is thrown HSu, because even the brief analysis of this work that can be done by almost unknown Swedish language allows to point out that three warships of that Nordic Navy were...
by AvM
Mon May 21, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: 74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

74 gun ship for Mexico in 1825

Globe - Wednesday 30 November 1825 AMERICAN PAEPRS. [From the Washington Paper.] An Antigua papesr gives the following from private letter from of the 3d Sept. An expeditionla to sail against Cube the 15th inst. from Carthtgena. The Mexican , 64 guns, two frigutes, three brigs, and 32 schooners, and...
by AvM
Sun May 20, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?
Replies: 4
Views: 2045

Re: British ships for Greece 1825?

We have already discussed KARTERIA here!

I am interesting if the sailing ships mentioned in the article were really prepared for Greece?
by AvM
Sun May 20, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?
Replies: 4
Views: 2045

British sailing ships for Greece 1825?

York Herald - Saturday 15 October 1825 Previously to the issuing of the Proclamation, regarding Englishmen rendering assistance to the Greeks, several fine vessels were lying off Gravesend, well known to be fining out for the purpose of em- baking in the Greek contest. They were there up- wards of t...