, Newburyport, MA

October 10, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1776, the Honorable Council of the Province of Massachusetts Bay commissioned the privateer brigantine, the Dalton, owned by Tristram Dalton and Stephen Hooper. The ship was armed with 22 guns and 20 swivels and carried a crew of 120 men.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury