Ship Name

Grand Turk

Type

ship (3 m)

Origins/Provenance

Salem, Massachusetts

Era

Maritime Republic (1751-1815)

Year Launched

1781

Home Waters

Atlantic

Function

Military

Displacement (tons)

300

Hull

wooden

Armament

28 guns

Crew

120

Historical Note

Successful privateer owned by Elias Hasket Derby of Salem; later an early China trader; also Mauritius; a second Grand Turks followed as China trader

Image Source

Ships of the World

Related Images

external image boat7_grand_turk_1997.jpg
Date: 1997
Image ID: 800 I

Record ID: 63