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.
Dimension: Length 75 x Width 23 x Height 51 cm.
Grade B / Quality Superior
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The Construction of the Boat.
- We place a layer of plank on the hull, Teak wood.
- The decks made with small planks of Oak wood.
- The masts and other pieces on the deck are made Teak and Beech wood.
- Anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
- The Cotton sails are cotton.
- Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging.