US 1812 privateres in British service

Private men of war issued with a letter of marque, commission or letter of marque and reprisal.
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AvM
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US 1812 privateres in British service

Post by AvM » Wed May 31, 2017 3:16 pm

I am trying to compile such a list.
Are somebody interesing in the subject?

Cy
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Re: US 1812 privateres in British service

Post by Cy » Wed May 31, 2017 4:53 pm

Do you mean American Privteers captured and then used by the British. Or North American privateers commissioned with a British Letter of Marque e.g. from Halifax or Quebec?
OK, it was me, probably!

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Re: US 1812 privateres in British service

Post by AvM » Wed May 31, 2017 8:08 pm

I am looking for fates after the ships were sold mercantile or as lettre of marque"

From 1824 newspaper

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Re: US 1812 privateres in British service

Post by denAdmirant » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:28 pm

This may not be exactly what you're after, but this site lists American, British, and Canadian* privateers from the war: http://www.1812privateers.org/Canada/

*Since Canada didn't exist yet, they were just British privateers, but the distinction is made for people and ships sailing from Canadian ports such as Halifax, rather than England. Or at least I understand that to be the case.

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Re: US 1812 privateres in British service

Post by AvM » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:27 pm

Hi!
There are some listings only.
Nearly no data about orgins and none about final fates.

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