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Curtana

29277
Nominal Guns20IORMAR
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1685EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1692EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen140Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
168529 IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

140 tons, 29 crew, 20 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1685/6 Madras. Capt Anthony Weltden. 19 Apr 1686 - 'free ship to trade in the country'.



 

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Posted by John Hutnyk on Monday 7th of June 2021 21:21

This ship is mentioned by William Dampier in A New Voyage Round the World, he sailed with Weldon in 1686 from Madras to what is now Vietnam. Possibly also Weldon sold the ship to Asian concern at some point and Dampier relates that Captain Robert Knox became its commander.

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