Journal of His Majesty's Sloop Falcon

John Linzee, Commanding1

May 1775
Tuesdy 30
In Holmes's Hole
at 8 A M Weighd and Came to Sail . . . at 2 P M Anchord in Holmes Hole Veer'd to ½ Cable   Sent our boats on Board two Sloops and put 2 men [on board them]   at 6 fird four Six pounders, Shotted with Round and Grape to bring too a boat2

1. PRO, Admiralty 51/336.
2. According to Graves's Conduct Prize List, MassHS Transcript, none of these vessels was carried into Boston.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 571