The American Revolution in North Carolina

NC Coast

July 14-22, 1778


Patriot Cdr:

Unknown
Loyalist Cdr:

Capt. David Squires
Killed:

Unk
Killed:

Unk
Wounded:

Unk
Wounded:

Unk
Captured:

Unk
Captured:

0
Original County: 

Carteret County/Hyde County
Present County:

Carteret County/Hyde County

On July 14th, the Enterprize, commanded by Capt. David Squires, took a French snow laden with salt and dry goods. It was bound from Bordeaux to North Carolina. Capt. Squires sent it to St. Augustine with a prize crew.

The next day, the Enterprize captured a sloop laden with naval stores out of the Bogue Inlet.

On July 17th, the Enterprize seized the snow David out of North Carolina. It was carrying salt and dry goods.

On July 22nd, the Enterprize captured the sloop Betsey with a cargo of rum, gin, sugar, salt, and dry goods.

The Enterprize then sailed back to New York.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants

Unknown French Snow - Capt. Unknown

Unknown Sloop - Capt. Unknown

Snow David - Capt. Unknown

Sloop Betsey - Capt. Unknown

New York Loyalist privateer Enterprize - Capt. David Squires

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