|Title:||Letter from Captain of the Captured Ship Adventure.|
|Collection||Irish Emigration Database|
|File||Capt. of the Adventure/58|
|Sender||Captain of the Ship Adventure|
|Sender Occupation||ship captain|
|Source||D 2015/5/7: Presented by C.L. Davis, 59 Maryville Park, Malone, Belfast 9.|
|Archive||The Public Record Office, N.Ireland.|
|Log||Document added by LT, 11:09:98.|
|Transcript||Transcribed from the Belfast Newsletter of|
13 Feb 1797.
Extract from a letter from the Captain of the Adventure :-
This will inform you of my being captured on the 30th.
ult., with seven others off Beachy head, by the Unity
and Ferrott luggers of Boulougne who also ran on shore
seven more brigs near Newhaven. The privateers and
their prizes arrived safe here yesterday morning, but
as it was blowing at the time very hard only two
of them got in here. The Adventure and another got
into Gravelines and the rest into Dunkirk.