1748 - The __Bethel__ captures a Spanish treasure ship

Event Summary

The Bethel captures a Spanish treasure ship

Date

1748

Description

The Bethel, a privateer out of Boston owned by the Quincy family, captures a Spanish treasure ship, the Jesus Maria Joseph, and relieves it of 161 chests of gold and silver

Lecture

Enterprise/Commerce

Timeline 1

The Anglo-American Maritime World, 1640-1750

Record ID

322