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Built by:Wells, Wigram & Green at Blackwall.
Yard No.161
Launched:1st August 1814
Tonnage:136 28/94
Length:77' 6"
Breadth:20' 8"
Depth:6' 6"
Decks:Length of deck 75 feet.
Built of:
Type:Topgallant-yard schooner.
Built for:Honourable East India Company as a fast sailing packet vessel, later reduced to schooner rig.
Other info:Cost £21 per ton = £2,835 + £55 extra.
Her duties were to attend Indiaman calling at St. Helena and to take provisions and supplies to the island.
History:29th August 1814. Sailed from London for St. Helena, where she remained, Captain John Augustus Atkinson, until 1822.
1819/20. One trip to Benguela returning with bullocks, and one trip to Angra Pequena.
7th July 1819. Refit at St. Helena.
2nd August 1819. In a hard squall, bound to Cape Town, she carried away fore and main topmasts, flying jibboom and fore top-g-mast, split the gaff foresail, main topmast staysail and top-g-sail. After clearing away the wreck, the following day they carried away the main sheet boom and outer guy, repaired them and set the whole mainsail.
1821. Remained in the vicinity of St. Helena attending upon visiting Indiamen.
20th May 1822. Sailed from London for St. Helena after one voyage to London with dispatches. Captain James Fairfax.
1822/31. Made eight return trips between St. Helena and Cape Town, making the run down light and returning with sheep, bullocks and supplies such as grain and wine.
6th April 1830. Badly damaged in a action with a pirate slave ship, while on passage from St. Helena to Sierra Leone.
1831. Returned to England and was sold by the Company to Captain W. Tayt, London.
28th June 1832. Sold to Smith & Co., Cape Town, for the South African coastal trade.
1844. Removed from Lloyd’s Register, possibly wrecked on the South African coast.

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