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David Hepper
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    I have this – not from Antigua, but Barbados

    “The Cleopatra frigate, 32 guns, Capt. Gill, anchored at Port Royal on Saturday night, in ten days from Barbados, having under her convoy from thence, the remainder of the vessels of the Cork fleet, which went into Carlisle Bay ….”

    [source: Royal Gazette of Jamaica 5 March 1814; accessed 1 Mar 22 from http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk