Family name(s) TUCKER
Given name(s) Moses
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Labourer or carpenter
Age when departed England 35
Trial date 7 June 1786
Trial place Plymouth, Cornwall
Crimes Fraud (false pretences)
Value of crimes 0 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony 1793
Date of Death


Was press ganged into the navy at St Kitts, Leeward Islands in 1785.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”. On 1 November 1788 sentenced to receive 200 lashes for stealing some boards, but later forgiven part of the punishment.