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  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:57 pm   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
Friends,

Writing to inform that since my original query, much has been learned about this vessel Chaleur. And the story of her origin will be told in my book, which is well-along and hopefully will ...
  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:00 am   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
Thanks Ionia - actually I am not familiar with that reference. I will speculate that the author relied on Chapelle for that information, coupled perhaps with other (primary) sources that indicate Col ...
  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:22 am   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
re Colledge - thanks, I have that reference. Some particulars in dispute.
Her Admiralty draft made at the end of her life shows but three gun ports a side. The dimensions are slightly different. An ...
  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:49 am   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE and CHALEUR 1763-1764
OK - here we go...

The History of American Sailing Ships; Chapelle, Howard Irving; Norton 1935, p 40. This passage has no footnote or other attribution by Chapelle.

"The CHALEUR is said to ...
  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:36 am   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
Friends,

I am seeking to prove or disprove the claim by Howard I Chapelle that a vessel named CHALEUR, was a prize of HMS FAVOURITE sometime between July 1763 and July 1764, and condemned at New Yo ...
 
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