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SUNDAY, March 29.
being on a cruize to the southward in SepTHE following thips, under the com- tember last, received information of seven
1 mand of the hon. Auguftus Keppel, fail of vessels that were at an anchor at failed this day from Portsmouth on a re- the Granades, laden with provisions, &c. cret expedition, having on board a great for Martinique, to which place he immenumber of land-forces:
diately proceeded ; and, after filencing Sandwich, of go guns, capt. Richard their batteries, cut out the vessels; amongst Norbury; Valiant, 74, hon. commodore which was his majesty's floop the Virgin, Keppel, capt. Adam Dungan; Superb, 74, taken by the enemy in April latt. The capt. Joshua Rowley ; Dragon, 74. capt. Temple, in this attempt, had two men Arch. Clevland; 'Temeraire, 74, capt. Mat- killed and ten wounded ; amongst the latthew Barton; Torbay, 74, capt. William ter was licut. Vincent, who had the mir. Brett; Swiftsure, 68, Sir Tho. Stanhope, fortune to lose his leg, but is in a fair way second in command ; Effex, 64, capt. Alex. of doing well. The Griffin, who has an Schomberg; Hampton court, 66, capt. equal Mare in this undertaking, (more forCarr Scroope ; Achilles, 60, hon. Sa. Bar- tunate than the Temple). had not a man rington; Alcide, 64, capt. Thomas Han- burt. These tips, in their return from kerson ; Prince of Orange, 60, capt. Sa, the Granades to Antigua, fell in with and muel Wallis; the frigates Launceston, took 13 others bound to Martinique, laden Southampton, Flamborough, Aldborough, with provisions, &c. When I was lying Lynn, and Adventure ; the Noops Escorte, in St. John's road, I having received inAlderney, and Fly; the Firedrake and In- formation that a number of the enemy's fernal bombs; the Vesuvius and Æina small privateers greatly infested the island fireships; two cutters, and one chafie of Guadalupe, I fitted out a schooner, and marée.
sent her on a cruize round Guadalupe, in The land forces employed on this service quest of these privateers, where she was so are the regiments of Loudon, Pulteney, lucky to fall in with and take (wo of Beauclerc, Panmure, Rufane, Colville, them." Gray, Stewart, Scotch Fulleers, fix com
THURSDAY, April 2. panies of Morgan's light infantry, fix com Rear-admiral Holmes, in a letter, dated panies of Crawford's light infantry, three Dec. 31, 1760, from Port-Royal harbour, companies of the train of artillery. The Jamaica, fays, “ Since the taking of the marines of the several ships under the French frigates in October last, the squacommand of lieut. col. Mc. Kenzie. dron have brought in here, or destroyed, WEDNESDAY, April 1.
about eight of the enemy's privateers. A letter from Sir James Douglas (com. The most remarkable of these litte affairs mander in chief of his majesty's fhips, &c. were the two last, brought in here the at the Leeward Iands) to Mr. Clevland, other day, and taken by the boats of the confirms the account, given in a former Trent and Boreas, commanded by the first Magazine, of capt, O'Brien's success at the lieutenants of their respective lips, Mefr. Granades, with some additional particu. Millar and Stuart, in Cumberland harbour, Jars :. “ Capt. O'Brien in the Temple, there not being water to carry any of the (having the Griffin under his command) tips up to them, viz. tlic Vainqueur of 10