Arbuthnot (galley vessel)

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For other vessels of the same name, see Arbuthnot (ships).

Arbuthnot was a British naval vessel belonging to the Royal Navy. She may have been a rebel-owned vessel which was captured as a prize and renamed. She was commanded by Captain Scallon when her crew burned down large portions of the wooden city of Sunbury, Georgia during the British evacuation in April 1782.[1] The British National Archives holds ships paybooks and muster lists for the Arbuthnot dating from 1780 to 1786.

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