Automatia

28995
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
PreviouslySpanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Santa Brigida' (1785) (34)
Captured17.10.1799W024
First Commissioned16.10.1799W024
ShipyardCartagena - Spain
Designed byTraversi Manuel
ConstructorBryant Tomas
CategoryMerchantmanW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up1803W024

Dimensions


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

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799/10/16 - 1803John Prinsep (1746-1831)W024

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1800 - 6.4.1802Captain (HEIC)Anthony CurtisW024

1 Commissioned 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.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W024East India Company ShipsUnknownWeb Site
B084Jose Romero Fdez. de Landa, un Ingeniero de Marina en el s. XVIIIJose Maria de Juan-Garcia AguadoBook
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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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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