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ATALANTA

Built by:Green, Wigram's & Green, at Blackwall.
Yard No.223
Launched:14th May 1836
Tonnage:606 60/94
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Depth:9' 9"
Machinery:210hp 420ihp by Maudslay
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Type:Paddle steamer
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Built for:Built to form part of the India Navy but required to perform service as mail packet. A dual role that persisted for 20 years untill P. & O. covered the service.
Other info:Cost approx. 29,000.
History:29th December 1836. Sailed from Falmouth for Bombay. Put into Tenerife where she underwent repairs, having lost her paddle boxes and jib-boom in a gale at Mayo and Fernando Point.
13th April 1837. Arrived at Bombay.
1837. Returned to London.
25th August 1837. Sailed from London with mails for Mocha.



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