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Subject: SHIPS USED IN DEPORTATION OF 1758 part II
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 19:23:11 EDT


MARY
(Another Mary)
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.

There was another "Mary" (not the previous one which is assumed was on its
way to France) was ordered to the Island by Boscowan in September.
(Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby -
Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )
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MATHIAS
Class unknown.
Thomas Dobbins, Master
193 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

The MATHIAS, was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October and disembarked at St.
Malo on January 23, 1759. The number of passengers aboard the Mathias
unknown, and the number of casualties are also unknown . (Deportation of the
Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition
of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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NAUTILES
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST
MALO, France.

No additional information about the NAUTILES is known to the writer at this
time.
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NARCISSUS
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST
MALO, France.

No additional information about the NARCISSUS is known to the writer at this
time.


NEPTUNE
Class unknown
John Beaton, Master
234 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.


The "Neptune", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The "Neptune"
reached Portsmouth around 23 December, her provisions exhausted and her
passengers sick. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By
Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle
Lockerby )



PARNASSUS
Class unknown
William Johnson, Master
425 tons burden with 7 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

The "Parnassus", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. "Parnassus" were
driven aground during a squall, the "Tamerlane" was refloated but the
"Parnassu" was wrecked. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758
By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle
Lockerby )

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PATIENCE
Class unknown.
Daniel Stephens, Master
183 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST
MALO, France.

"Patience", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The PATIENCE,
disembarked at St. Malo on January 23, 1759. Patience # Passengers 1020
Death by Disease 342 Total Deaths 342 . (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile
St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND
MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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QUEEN OF SPAIN
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST
MALO, France.

The QUEEN OF SPAIN embarked with 108 aboard , and disembarked at St. Malo
on November 17, 1758 with only 50 Acadians. It was reported that 58 died
during the voyage.
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RESTORATION
Class unknown.
Stephenson Haxton, Master
177 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

The RESTORATION was the smallest, 177 tons and was sent to Ile St. Jean set
out from Louisbourg on 14 September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3
October. The RESTORATION, disembarked at St. Malo on January 23, 1759. The
number of passengers aboard the rrestoration is unknown, and rhe number of
casualties are also unknown . (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean,
1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE,
Earle Lockerby )

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RICHARD AND MARY
Class unknown.
John Moore, Master
252 tons burden with 5 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.


The "Richard and Mary", was ordered to the Island by Boscowan in September.
The "Richard and Mary" carrying British soldiers hit a rock near Ile Madame
and sank. No lives were lost during these mishaps. (Deportation of the
Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition
of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )



RUBY
Class unknown.
William Kelly, Master
380 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

"Ruby", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14 September and
arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. On the 23 January the "Ruby" ran
aground on the Island of Pico in the Azores. 123 French and 23 English were
saved. "Ruby" all or virtually all the crew were saved. Also although the
loss of life was heavy due to drowning, the loss of life from disease and
sickness was undoubtedly more.
Ruby # Passengers 310 Death by Disease 77 Death by Drowing 113 Total Deaths
190 The captain survived from the "Ruby". . (Deportation of the Acadians
from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE
ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )






SCARBOROUGH
Class unknown
Jonathan Fgellour, Master
95 tons burden with no guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.


The"Scarborough" was ordered to the Island by Boscowan in September.
(Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby -
Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )


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SUPPLY
Class unknown
William Wallace, Master
189 tons burden with 3 guns
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST
MALO, France.

The "Supply", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The SUPPLY
embarked with 163, disembarked at St. Malo on 9 March, 1759 -25 died. The
"Supply" reached the English port of Biddeford about 20 December, and on the
2 March it unloaded 140 passengers at St. Malo. The names, ages, and family
relationships of the passengers aboard the "Supply" and the five Vessels that
reached port on the 23 January 1759 are all known.
Supply # Passengers 165 Death by Disease 25 Total Deaths 25. (Deportation
of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999
Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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TAMBERLAN
Class unknown
Charles Suttie, Master
215 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) destination St. Malo France.

The Tamerlane", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The Tamerlane was
driven aground during a squall. The "Tamerlane" was refloated and was the
first to reach a French Port, on the 16 January 1759, 54 passengers
disembarked at St Malo. The names, ages, and family relationships of the
passengers aboard the "Tamerlane", that reached port on the 23 January 1759
are all known.
Tamerlane # Passengers 60 Death by Disease 6 Total Deaths 6 The "Tamerlane
lost 10% of its passengers during the crossing, . (Deportation of the
Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition
of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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THREE SISTERS
Class unknown
Christopher Douson, Master
247 tons burden with 6 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) destination St. Malo France.


The Three Sisters", was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The "Three Sisters"
also reached France without mishap. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St.
Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND
MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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VIOLET
Class unknown
Benjamin Suggitt, Master
315 tons burden with 7 guns

Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) destination, St.
Malo, France.

After the fall of Louisbourg in July of 1758, the Violet was among the
transports that were assembled in November, 1758 to transport the Acadians of
Ile Royale (now Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) to France.
However, soon after their departure, the transports were delayed in the Gut
of Canso until November 25, 1758 when they finally set sail for France.
After three days at sea a storm blew at night with rough and high seas
and sleet and rain. The storm lasted a couple of days. After a couple of
weeks, the Violet, with 400 Acadian Exiles aboard, and the Duke William, with
300 Exiles aboard, joined together, but the Violet was taking on water and
was in danger of sinking and had to separate.
After a squall in the early morning, on about December 10th, or 15th,
(some say December 13th), the Violet sank to the bottom with all 400 Acadians
on board. The "Violet" was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on
14 September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October. The sinking of the
"Violet" on the 12 December with no survivors It is not exactly known how
many died on the "Violet". It was estimated at 300 to 400 (Deportation of
the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999
Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

Violet # Passengers 360 Death by Disease 90 Death by Drowing 270 Total
Deaths 360 the manifest of passengers and crew would have gone down with the
Violet, . (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle
Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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YARMOUTH
Class unknown
Samuel Hurry, Master
375tons burden with 8 guns
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

The Yarmouth" was sent to Ile St. Jean set out from Louisbourg on 14
September and arrived at Ile ST. Jean on the 3 October and disembarked at St.
Malo on January 23, 1759 Yarmouth number of passengers unknown, number of
casualties unknown . (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By
Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle
Lockerby )

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ST CATHERINE
Portuguese schooner. Tonnage and Captain unknown
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France.

"St. Catherine" (a Portuguese schooner) took 87 French passenger to
Portsmouth, arriving 4 February 1759. A week later they were shipped to
France. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle
Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )


KING OF PRUSSIA
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France

Transport "King of Prussia", set out on 10 August 1758 arriving on the 17
August, and left for Louisbourg on the 31 August 1758 and arrived on the 4
September. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle
Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )


HMS YORK
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to ST MALO, France

The officers and other military personnel were placed on the "HMS York";
(Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle Lockerby -
Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

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"THE FIVE SHIPS"
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to St
Malo, France.

The "FIVE SHIPS " embarked from of Ile Royale (now Cape Breton), Ile
St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) with 992, and disembarked at St. Malo on
January 23, 1759. It was reported that 340 died during the voyage. The
vessels referred to as the "five ships" could have included the: YARMOUTH,
MATHIAS, RESTORATION, PATIENCE and JOHN SAMUEL.
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NAME UNKNOWN
Class, Tonnage and Captain unknown.
Ile Royale (Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) and then to
France.

After the fall of Louisbourg in July of 1758, this unknown vessel was
among the transports that were assembled in November, 1758 to transport the
Acadians of Ile Royale (now Cape Breton), Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island)
to France. This vessel and all of the Acadians aboard met with a similar fate
as those mentioned above.


Other transports carried 225 Acadian exiles and there were 75 of these
that died of disease for a total of 75 casualties on the other unnamed
transports. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle
Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )

A total of 3,100 were aboard the transports that carried the Acadians from
Ile St. Jean to France. 970 died of sickness and disease ant there were 679
drowned or lost at sea for a total of 1,649 casualties during the crossing
of the Atlantic. . (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By
Earle Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle
Lockerby )
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The English expected approx. 400 to 500 inhabitants on the Island, instead
Rollo estimated 4000 to 5000, ten times that number. He sent for more
transports. Admiral Edward Boscawen ordered 14 more vessels were sent to Ile
St. Jean. (Deportation of the Acadians from Ile St. Jean, 1758 By Earle
Lockerby - Fall-Winter 1999 Edition of THE ISLAND MAGAZINE, Earle Lockerby )


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