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Built by:Wells, Perry's & Green. Blackwall.
Yard No.110
Launched:3rd November 1800
Tonnage:818 47/94
Length:118' 10"
Breadth:36' 2"
Depth:14' 10"
Built of:
Type:Blackwall Frigate.
Built for:East India Co., Ships Husband - Robert Wigram.
Other info:Cost £16 . 10s per ton.
History:31st March 1801. Sailed from London, Captain Thomas Graham, for St. Helena and China.
14th June 1802. Arrived back in London.
7th February 1803. Sailed from the Downs, Captain Thomas Graham, for Ceylon and Madras.
15th October 1804. Arrived in London.
8th March 1805. Sailed from London, Captain John Stewart, for Ceylon and Madras.
2nd September 1806. Passed Portsmouth for London.
7th September 1806. Arrived back in London.
22nd June 1807. Sailed from London, Captain John Stewart, for the Coromandel Coast and Bengal.
18th August 1808. Arrived back in London.
7th July 1809. Sailed from London, Captain John Stewart, for Bengal.
22nd November 1809. Taken by the French frigate 'Venus'.
29th December 1809. Taken back by H.M.S.'Magicienne'.
Robert Wigram had 5/16 and 1/32 shares from June 1810 to 1815.
January 1811. In the first week will sail from Bombay with a cargo.
13th August 1811. Arrived in London.
5th August 1813. Sailed from London, Captain Clarke, for Botany Bay and Ceylon.
20th August 1815. Arrived in London.
11th January 1816. The ‘Wyndham, and ‘Coldstream’ sailed for China.
22nd May 1817. The ‘Europe’, ‘Wyndham’, and ‘Coldstream’ arrived off the Isle of Wight.
25th May 1817. Arrived in London.
1817. Purchased by Captain Joseph Andrews and sold by him to the Chilean Government.
5th March 1818. Arrived at Valparaiso. Converted to 3rd Rate, 52, and renamed ‘Lautaro’.
26th April 1818. Sailed from Valparaiso as a unit of Admiral Cochrane’s squadron, to blockade the Spanish frigate ‘Esmeralda’ and brig of was ‘Pesuila’ in Talcahuano Harbour.

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