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Captain Otway Burns and His Ship Snap Dragon

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(Paper Back Cover) Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns' life. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship : Jack Robinson.

What is known is that Captain Otway Burns constructed a very personal vessel for himself. Possibly out of the loss of his Snap Dragon during the War ofhe built himself another vessel and also named it Snap Dragon. This ship was sleek and known to have been very fast.

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Captain Otway Burns was born on the west side of Captain Otway Burns and His Ship Snap Dragon book mouth of Queen's Creek (near Swansbo ro, NC) in The son of Otway, Sr., and Lisanah Burns, he evidently took to the sea at an early age and soon earned the reputation of a most skillful navigator.

Like his father and his grandfather before him, Otway, Jr., was deeply involved in maritim e activity at Swan sboro.

(Paper Back Cover) Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns' life. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder.

Burns formed a joint stock company with several businessmen in New Bern to arm and outfit a ship to prey on British commerce. Finding a suitably fast and maneuverable ship in New York, he purchased it and renamed it the Snap Dragon. With the receipt of his Letter of Marque, Otway Burns became a privateer.

Captain Otway Burns: Patriot, Privateer and Legislator (Classic Reprint) [Walter Francis Burns] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Captain Otway Burns: Patriot, Privateer and Legislator A careful and sustained search for written and traditional records of those who shared in the national defence in has revealed a lamentable dearth of Author: Walter Francis Burns.

Ursula Catlin Burns, wife of Walter Francis Burns (Source: Captain Otway Burns and His Ship Snap Dragon, Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired) Perhaps Burns didn’t want to further disturb his already grieving spouse.

Besides, he had kept a daily diary for more than twenty-five years in which he described the prophetic dream. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Subject notes: A native of Onslow county, Captain Otway Burns was one of North Carolina's greatest naval heroes in the War of As a Privateer, he plundered British ships across the Atlantic coast with his schooner, the Snap the war, Burns became an entrepreneur and politician, serving in the North Carolina General Assembly.

One of the most successful privateers of the time was captain Otway Burns. Burns was born in eastern North Carolina, near the small town of Swansboro. His clipper ship, the Snap Dragon, was armed with four 12 pound guns and a pivot gun. Below is a brief excerpt from two pages of this new book, "Beaufort, North Carolina: A Treasury of Significant Town History," regarding Otway Burns'.

In "Captain Otway Burns and His Ship Snap Dragon," Jack Robinson wrote: InOtway Burns received a shipbuilding contract from Captain James Seawell & Associated of Wilmington, North Carolina and built the first ship from North Carolina.

Captain Otway Burns by Burns, Walter Francis, [from old catalog] comp Publication date Topics Burns, Otway, [from old catalog] Publisher New York Collection library_of English.

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Notes. Multiple copies of this title were digitized from the Library of Congress and are available via the Internet Archive. Addeddate Pages: Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon by Jack Robinson it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions.

Lillian Burns Wilkins from book “Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon” by Jack Robinson. “The new Mrs. Grant,” wrote the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, “is described as remarkably pretty.” She also came with an impressive pedigree. The ship's namesake, Captain Burns, was born in at Queens Creek, North Carolina, and died in at Portsmouth, North Carolina.

This gallant skipper made a name for himself in the war of while in command of the letter of marque SNAP DRAGON, during which time he had several encounters with British men-o'-war, taking 15 prizes, one of. Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5.

Capture of the Legendary Snap Dragon, On JOtway Burns’ privateering ship Snap Dragon, temporarily under the command of Captain W. Graham, was captured by the British near, Halifax, Nova had the vessel outfitted for privateering through the sale of stock.

Burns, who was born near Swansboro, made three lucrative privateering runs on the Snap. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jack Robinson books online.

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He opens a letter from a young man who is the son of a. Carteret’s Captain Otway Burns, on his ship Snap Dragon, was one of the major privateers In July,British forces landed at Cape Lookout and partially destroyed the lighthouse there.

When the British attempted another landing on J they were repulsed by troops from Fort Hampton and Beaufort. from the "Captain's Quarters Bed & Biscuit" on Ann Street, houses many ghosts of maritime past.

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Captain Otway Burns, who built one of the first steam-boats lies here, his grave adorned with a cannon from his ship, the SNAP DRAGON. A hero during the War ofthe privateer intercepted numerous British ships and relieved them of their cargoes.

county that now bears his name. This state leader died inbut the rug-ged, picturesque county of Yancey continues to preserve his memory. After Yancey’s death, establishment of the county was made possible through the efforts of Cap-tain Otway Burns.

Captain Burns was the commander of the merchant ship Snap Dragon during the War of The most famous was the Snap Dragon, whose captain was Otway Burns of Swansboro.

On his first voyage inBurns seized eight vessels; on his second voyage inthe Snap Dragon returned so full of loot that the crew was forced to sleep on deck. If we had the names of these Swansboro and Beauford, N.C., area black crewmen of Capt.

Otway Burns and Capt. Edward Pasteur's War of privateer "Snap Dragon", their descendants may be eligible to join the North Carolina War of Society. His exploits earned him chapters in local history accounts, and his biographer, historian Jack Robinson, in his book Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap.

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James I. Waddell: The Shenandoah Masters the North PacificBrand: The University of North Carolina Press. the War ofOtway Burns commanded The Snap Dragon. killed in action in in Canada. Forsyth County was later named for him.

Johnston Blakeley was a captain in the U.S. Navy. He won a number of sea battles against British war-ships and boldly disrupted traffic in the English Channel. Inhis ship disappeared at sea. Congress awarded.Captain Otway Burns was the town's most famous ship builder. He was famous for building the first steamboat constructed in North Carolina, the Prometheus, and also had served as Commander of the privateer ship the Snapdragon.

Swansboro continued to prosper until .Otway Burns captained a merchant ship called the Snap Dragon that the owner had enlisted to be a Privateer, a legal Pirate flying the US Flag. He was credited with capturing and plundering several dozen British merchant ships. The British Navy decided he had caused too many problems and sent a Man of War after him in