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'ABERCROMBIE ROBINSON'

Built by:Wigram's & Green at Blackwall.
Yard No.197
Launched:12th November 1825
Tonnage:1,330 34/94
Length:133' 4"
Breadth:32' 3"
Depth:17' 2"
Machinery:Sail
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Type:Bluff-bowed, broad-bellied, stern-galleried, carved and embellished ship.
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Built for:Henry Bonham Esq.
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History:1825 to 1831. Chartered by the East India Co. for 4 voyages.
9th November 1825. Captain John Innes has been sworn in to command her to Bombay and China.
16th March 1827. Arrived in London.
21st February 1828. Sailed from London for Bombay and China.
14th April 1829. Arrived in London.
1829. Sold to Captain John Innes.
3rd December 1829. To be ready for sea.
24th December 1829. To sail to Gravesend and to stay there for 21 days.
22nd January 1830. Sailed from the Downs to Madras, Bombay and China.
11th April 1831. Arrived in London.
20th March 1832. Sailed from London for Bombay and China.
12th April 1833. Arrived in London.
1834. Sold to Palmers & McKillop for 8,000.
1842. Sold to Joseph Somes, London and hired out as a transport.
28th August 1842. She was carrying a battalion of the 91st regiment, when a strong NW storm made her drift and ran aground on Salt River Beach, Cape Town. Good discipline was maintained, when the ship was wrecked and out of the more than 700 souls, there were no casualties.
1843. Broken up after being damaged by stranding.


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