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"H.M.S Ganges "

Date Arrived : Sydney 2 June 1797

  Ganges a frigate of 1,655 tons, with 74 guns and a ships company of 590 men. She was the ex Bengal, one of three ships presented by the East India Company in 1779 to the Royal Navy. Built on the River Thames she was begun in April 1780 and launched on 30th March 1782. Sailed 1797 from  Portsmouth  203 male convicts 13 Deaths
Ships master Thomas Patrickson  Ships Surgeon James Mileham
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