british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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AvM
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british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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Insteed of intoduction
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport ... oyal_Navy)

There were hundreds of transports hired during the 1794-1816 period
Nearly all of them received numbers, and in many cases the vessels vwere called only by numbers.

I am looking for any lists of hired transports of that period.
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Re: british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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The Ancient Port of Whitby and its Shipping includes a catalogue of Whitby built ships and quite a few of them are listed as being transports at some point, particularly in 1814.

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... =2up;seq=6
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Re: british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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Thanks,
but there are no attached numbers .

Also browsing Registers of Shipping, there are many ships with voyage called Transport, etc
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Re: british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) has microfilmed a vast number of TNA documents including a number from ADM 108 concerning the Transport Department and they are all available online.

Subseries (Pieces 148-183). Miscellaneous, 1793 - 1832
Ships' ledger, 1793 - 1803 (File 148. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger, 1800 - 1809 (File 149. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger, 1806 - 1814 (File 150. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger, 1806 - 1818 (File 151. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger A–K, 1813 - 1817 (File 152. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger L–Z, 1811 - 1818 (File 153. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Ships' ledger, 1811 - 1818 (File 156. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1795 - 1803 (File 158. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1799 - 1803 (File 159. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1801 - 1818 (File 160. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1806 - 1818 (File 162. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1813 - 1818 (File 165. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1817 - 1829 (File 166. AJCP Reel No: 4426)
Freight ledger, 1826 - 1832 (File 167. AJCP Reel No: 4426)

The Ship's ledgers list on a ship by ship basis the payments made for the hire of the vessel.

Guide to the Records of the Admiralty (as filmed by the AJCP) https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-732027610/fi ... -732085947
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Re: british Transporportship of Napolenic wars

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Many thanks,
I just slowly revise them.
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