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Paul Pry , 1829
Paul Pry, 1829
Type: Tender to the Sybille ; former slave ship Arcenia ; Armament -
Purchased : 1829 ; Notes:
Jan 1829 at Sierra Leone : the vessel was purchased as a tender to the Sybille and was being fitted out for that purpose.
19 Feb 1829 the Sybille detained the Brazilian slave brig Andorhina in Lagos Roads, and sent her to Sierra Leone under the charge of Mr. Browne, the Master of the Sybille. On his passage he came across the Brazilian schooner Donna Barbara, laden with slaves, and from a mistaken zeal for the service, Mr Browne detained the vessel and took her to Sierra Leone, where, on their arrival, the Commanding Officer of the Paul Pry, Lieutenant Harvey, who had the necessary authority to detain slave vessels, arrested the Donna Barbara and commenced the process for the Mixed Court's adjudication, which, after much argument and discussion, and setting of precedents etc., was subsequently approved by the Commissioners of the Mixed Court.
15 Mar 1829 Paul Pry, tender to the Sybille, having previously been detained by the Prize Master of the Andorinha at lat. 3° 13' N., the Brazilian slave schooner Donna Barbara, Thomas Luiz, master, with 357 slaves on board, was sent for adjudication to the British and Brazilian Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, and on 13 Apr 1829 sentenced to be condemned.
Type: Brig sloop ; Armament 16
Launched : 1805 ; Disposal date or year : May 1816
Plymouth 4 Nov 1815 sailed on a cruise.
Type: Schooner ; Armament 12
Taken : 1807 ; Notes:
Circa 28 Dec 1812 Halifax, N.S., sailed for Bermuda, but when off the island [of Bermuda] was ordered back here with despatches.
17 Jan 1813 Halifax, N.S., arrived the Paz, Lt. Dumaresq.
Circa Jan 1813 captured a U.S. privateer, the 1 gun Revenge, with 40 men.
17 Mar 1813 captured a U.S. privateer schooner the Pennsylvania on the N.A. & W. Indies station : retained as a tender. 27 Mar 1813 captured the American ship Montesquieu on the N.A. & W. Indies station : ransomed for $180,000. 10 May 1813 captured the Sloop Juliet on the N.A. & W. Indies station. 23 May 1813, arrived Halifax, from Delaware, with the American sloop Julia, from Havana to Boston, with molasses.....one presumes that this is probably the Juliet, taken 10 May ? or vice versa.
12 Jul 1813, arrived Halifax.
5 Oct 1813, arrived Halifax, the schooner Ocracock, prize to the Paz.
22 Nov 1813, arrived Halifax, a pilot boat from Ocracock, bound to New York, sent in by the Paz.