Journal of His Majesty's Sloop Falcon

John Linzee, Commanding1

August 1775
Wednesy 2
Cape Ann Harbour N N W 3 or 4 Leagues
at 6 A M fird a gun and Brot too a Schooner with wood2   took her in tow . . . at 6 P M Sent the Master with two Schooners to Boston

1. PRO, Admiralty 51/336.
2. The schooner Deborah, William Battershill, master, from Kennebec to Chatham, with wood, shingles and spruce. She was condemned and sold in Boston, Graves's Conduct, Prize List, MassHS Transcript.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 1040