Automatia

28995
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
PreviouslySpanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Santa Brigida' (1785) (34)
Captured17.10.1799EICS
First Commissioned16.10.1799EICS
ShipyardCartagena - Spain
Designed byTraversi Manuel
ConstructorBryant Tomas
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1803EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB084
Breadth41' 05"Burgos Feet11.5387 (37′ 10″ Imperial)

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799/10/16 - 1803John Prinsep (1746-1831)EICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1800 - 6.4.1802Captain (HEIC)Anthony CurtisEICS

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1800 - 6.4.1802Chief MateJohn LambIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Madras and Bengal. Capt Anthony Curtis. Plymouth 25 Dec 1800 - 23 Jun 1801 Madras - 5 Jul Calcutta - 22 Sep Kedgeree 5 Oct - 19 Dec Cape 3 Jan 1802 - 13 Mar Downs. 19 Oct 1801 recaptured Friendship snow of Vizagapatam from French.



 

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Posted by AvM on Friday 31st of May 2019 19:15

Acordingly to Hackam and
newspapers the British name was AUTOMASIA
928 93/94 bm

But reguistered at London
482/1800 2.12.1800 as AUTOMATIA 928 93/94 bm master Anthony Curtis

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