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GLASGOW (20) 6th rate Built in 1757, Hull. Built by Blaydes, Overseer John Bryant. Destroyed by accident in 1779. .
  • 1757 Capt. Andrew WILKINSON, 24rd. March.
  • 1759 Capt. Richard BICKERTON, he was made post in CULLODEN on 21st. of August and almost afterwards moved to GLASGOW and ordered to the West Indies. He quitted the ship and returned to to Europe in 1761.
  • 1761 Capt. George MACKENZIE, West Indies. Soon after he was promoted to the DEFIANCE (60).
  • 1766 Capt. Nicholas, Portsmouth. In September he was ordered to take Lord William Campbell, Governor of Nova Scotia, and his retinue to Halifax, there to be Senior Officer of RN ships in North America.
  • In 1776 an American squadron of five ships, led by Commodore HOPKINS in ALFRED, plundered the settlement of Providence in the Bahamas, carrying off the Governor, some artillery and naval stores. On 6 April, being about 8 leagues from Block island, they fell in with, and attacked GLASGOW, Capt. Tyringham HOWE, who, after an obstinate resistance obliged the Americans to sheer off. GLASGOW being much crippled in her masts and rigging, bore away for Rhode Island with one man killed and three wounded.

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