The American Revolution in South Carolina

SC Coast

April 1, 1780


Patriot Cdr:

Capt. Charles Morgan
British Cdr:

Capt. Lawrence
Killed:

0
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

0
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Charleston County

The SC Navy snow Fair American teamed up with the privateer Argo and captured two New York privateers, the Elphinstone and the Arbuthnot, both bound from New York to St. Kitts. These were escorted to Charlestown.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants

SC Navy snow Fair American - Capt. Charles Morgan, with 14 guns

SC privateer Argo - Capt. "Unknown," with 10 guns

New York privateer Elphinstone - Capt. Lawrence, with 12 guns

New York privateer Arbuthnot - Capt. "Unknown," with 14 guns.



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