Arbuthnot (schooner)

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Arbuthnot was a British armed schooner or privateer brig named after Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot.[citation needed] The ship became the prize of the American ships Argo and Fair American in April 1780, during the American Revolutionary War.[1] The ship was the property of the officers of HMS Rainbow in 1782.[2]


  1. "American Prizes, April 1780". American War of Independence at Sea. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 
  2. London Gazette: no. 12286, p. 3, 9 April 1782. Retrieved on 1 January 2010.