Henry Mowat logbook extract from HMS Canceaux, 1775.

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Mowat, Henry, 1734-1798. Henry Mowat logbook extract from HMS Canceaux, 1775.

Henry Mowat logbook extract from HMS Canceaux, 1775.

Extract from the log of the HMS Canceaux, covering the period from 26 Apr. to Oct. 1775. Topics include the kidnapping and release of Captain Mowat in Portland (at the time Falmouth, Me.), journeys to Halifax and Boston, and Mowat's return to, and subsequent bombardment of Falmouth.

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Mowat, Henry, 1734-1798

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Captain; Royal Navy. From the description of Henry Mowat logbook extract from HMS Canceaux, 1775. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154690227 ...

Canceaux (Ship)

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Richard Howe, Earl Howe, was born in London, England, on March 19, 1726, the son of Emanuel Scrope Howe (1699-1735) and Mary Sophia Charlotte von Kielmansegg (1703-1782). Around 1735, he joined the crew of the merchant ship Thames, and in July 1739 he joined the 40-gun Royal Navy ship Pearl . Howe then served on several ships in the Caribbean and off the South American coast. After being promoted to lieutenant in 1744 and post captain in 1746, he continued his military service in th...