Atlas was built in South Shields by Temple and launched in 1801 for Temple. The ship was a 400 ton vessel according to the LIoyds Register entry for the vessels. She made two voyages transporting convicts from Ireland or England to Port Jackson. On the first voyage she carried cargo for the British East India Company (EIC).
On the second she sailed to Bengal after delivering her convicts to New South Wales and was wrecked off India in 1820 while on her way back to Britain.
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