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Document ReferenceBK 6/1/1/4
TitleDimensions of the ship H.M.S. 'Niger' launched at Sheerness on 25 Sep 1759 (in Dutch and English); 1759
Date1759
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionEntitled: "Some general dimensions of His Majesty's Ship 'Niger' of 32 Guns launched at Sheerness the 25th September 1759. Jno Bentinck esq Commander".

Also: "An Account of the Quantity of Canvas in one Suite for his Majes' Ship Niger...".

Gives details about the dimensions of, and quantity of canvas used in the newly commissioned ship the 'Niger', under the command of John Albert Bentinck.

Contains the same information in both English and Dutch.

Probably originally enclosed in BK 6/1/2/3.
LanguageDutch
English
Termnavy, ships
maritime vessels, navy, H.M.S. Niger
shipbuilding

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA98Bentinck; John A. (1737-1775); Count Bentinck; captain; grandson of 1st Earl of Portland; son of William 1st Count Bentinck1737-1775
Places
CodeSet
PL12624/Sheerness/Kent/England
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