The Hibernia of Brstol, an American cargo ship, was captured by the privateer Jeune Creole in December of 1800. Over twenty years after the incident, the ship's owners were still seeking compensation. This article provides historical descriptions as well as a reprint of the memorial of claims presented by the shipowners to the commission appointed to hear their case.The shipowners never recovered their loss.
Published Article/Book Citation
Lucey, William L. “A Late Report on the Ship ‘Hibernia’ Captured by a French Privateer in the Year 1800.” The New England Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 1, 1944.
Lucey, William L. S.J., "A Late Report on the Ship "Hibernia" Captured by a French Privateer in the Year 1800" (1944). History Department Faculty Scholarship. 2.