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Contract for Melampus (1785)

ADT0068

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VesselsMelampus (1785)

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Object ID ADT0068
Description A 24 page contract for Melampus (1785), a 5th Rate 36-gun Frigate, between the Admiralty and James Martin Hilhouse of Bristol, dated 3 February 1779 and signed 29 April 1779. In red ink: dimensions for an unidentified ship with a lenght of keel of 122 ft. ADMB0778
Date made 3 February 1779

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; black ink; red ink; pencil
Measurements Overall: 470 mm x 290 mm
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