THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 338.
Requisition for two Ships of War for Accommodation of Officers at
the Island of Tobago.
Source :-Calendar of State Papers. Colonial Series. Volume IV.
March 3oth, 1766.
From the Island of Grenada by letter ofJanuary 27th, 1765
Governor Melvill asked for two ships of war to be sent to the
Island of Tobago as hulks for the accommodation of the
Lieutenant Governor and other officers and settlers until
convenient houses could be built ashore.
This was approved and done and on March 21st, 1766
they were still being used and were continued for one year more.