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The following packet boats are mentioned in Dutch newspapers in the period 1758-1762:
DISPATCH, captains Thomas Brown, Pellew.
HANNOVER, captains John Norris, Wellard
PRINCE FREDERICK, captain Richardson
COURIER, captains Cannon, Richards

Dover by the way is always named the French way: Douvres
 

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This one in the gallery is a bit later
 

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The PRINCE FREDERICK was wrecked on 29th August 1771. No casualties.
Yet another packetboat was the PRINCE GEORGE (captain Ertwich), mentioned on 29th December 1760.
 
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