Journal of His Majesty's Sloop Falcon

John Linzee, Commanding1

May 1775
Thursdy 11
At Single Anchor in Holmes's Hole
at 7 [A M] Came too Et Chop Holmes's Hole W B S old Town S B E Spoke a Ship from Maryland to Cork laden with flower and Corn which we detaind   Sent the Master and 6 Men on Bd the above Ship2   Came too in Holmes's Hole with the Bt Br East Chop Et Wt Chop SW   at 11 Brought too a Schooner from Boston.   at 3 P M Brot too a Sloop   at 6 Seizd a Sloop from Nantuckett for Having no Clearance

1. PRO, Admiralty 51/336.
2. The ship Champion; see Graves's Narrative, May 29, 1775. Linzee sent her to Boston on 15 May.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 311-12