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Built by:William & John Wells of Rotherhithe.
Yard No.
Launched:30th November 1796
Tonnage:1,472 34/94
Length:143' 9"
Breadth:43' 10"
Depth:17' 6"
Built of:
Registered:London No. 20, 1st February 1797 & London No. 395, 23rd December 1813.
Built for:Sir William Fraser, Bt.
Other info:Cost 17 . 10s per ton.
Armament 38 guns.
Crew 180 men.
History:18th March 1797. Sailed from London for Bombay and China, Captain Nathaniel Spens.
23rd October 1798. Arrived back in London.
27th May 1800. Sailed from Torbay for China.
6th December 1801. Arrived at Portsmouth from St. Helena.
11th December 101. Arrived and sailed from Deal for the river.
15th December 1801. Arrived back in London.
17th February 1802. John Reddie was sworn in as commander.
30th April 1802. Sailed from the Downs for China.
31st October 1802. Sailed from the Bay.
21st July 1803. Arrived back in London.
9th June 1804. Sailed from London for China, Captain William Donaldson.
12th September 1805. Arrived back in London.
18th February 1806. Due to sail to Gravesend, after staying thirty days, for the Downs, then China.
23rd April 1806. Thomas Buchannan was sworn in as commander.
14th May 1806. Sailed from London for China.
6th January 1808. Arrived back in London.
24th February 1809. Sailed from London for Bombay and China, Captain William Donaldson.
30th July 1810. Passed Portsmouth for the River.
2nd August 1810. Arrived back in London.
1810 to 1815. Robert Wigram had a 1/16 share in the ship.
Robert Wigram paid the Duchess of Admiral Wells her part of 1/16 share.
4th January 1812. Sailed from London for Bombay and China.
8th June 1813. Arrived in London.
31st December 1813. Sailed from London, Captain Edward Smith Ellis, for Bombay and China.
25th June 1815. Arrived in London.
1815. Robert Wigram purchases Admiral Wells 1/16 share.
1815 1819. In private trade to India as a licensed ship.
1819. Sold for breaking up.

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