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Names, Reates, and Situation of the Navy in Boston Harbour


Names, rates, and situation of the Navy in BOSTON Harbour.

The Boyne: Mounts sixty-four guns, and lies near the western end of Spectacle-Island.

The Preston: Fifty guns; is now moored for the winter between Long Wharf and Hancock' s Wharf, at the eastern end of the Town.

The Scarborough and another Sloop, one of twenty and the other of sixteen guns, are moored at a small distance to the southward of the Preston.

There are at present no other ships of force in the harbour, except the Mercury, stationed at the northwest side of the Town, upon Charles River.