Reference:

Subject Catalogue of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1801-1900
Session 1812-13 volume IX page 449.
Return of Number of Prize Ships admitted to Registry in Great Britain and Ireland and Colonies, 1792 -1812.

Return of Number of Prize Ships
admitted to
Registry in Great Britain,
Ireland and Colonies,
1792 -1812.

A Return of the number of PRIZE Ships and Vessels, with the Amount of their Tonnage, which have been admitted to Registry, in GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND, and His Majesty’s Colonies, Settlements, and Plantations; from 1 January 1793, to the latest period To which the same can be made up.

Prizes had been admitted to REGISTRY
On 30 September
YearNumberTonnage
179260993,994
179366197,969
1794917122,222
17951,059142,363
17961,208164,032
17971,315182,056
17981,669223.536
17992,046269,401
18002,256298,573
18012,779369,563
18022,827358,577
18032,286307,370
18042,533337,443
18052,520338,763
18062,564342,248
18072,764377,519
18083,222448,758
18093,547493,327
18103,903534,346
18114,023536,240
18123,899513,044

Note:- The above Account shews the number of Prize Vessels which have been admitted by Registry; that were in existence and actually belonging to the British Empire, on the 30 September in each Year; to which date these Accounts are Annually made up.

T.E. Willoughby
Regt. Gen.
Custom House London
Office of the Register General of Shipping
11 May 1813.