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Baroda fleet.

Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:32 pm
by AvM
In 1813, the Baroda government acquired the 'parganah' of of Kodinar in which the port of Velan was situated
Here they established a small fleet of four frigates with 12 pounder guns on each for the protection of the trade between Bombay and Sind.
The four armed vessels were 'Anandprasad', 'Sarsuba', 'Anama Vart' and 'Anne Maria'. Anne Maria -Anne Maria - the ship purchased from the Shah of Iran bore the name of 'Shah Kai Khusru' before it became part of the Baroda fleet.

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Re: Baroda fleet.

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:36 pm
by AvM
Survey of Material in Marathi on the Economic and Social History of India- Page 9
V. D. Divekar - 1981

This volume! covering the period 1790 to 1798, contains valuable information on subjects' like Gaikwad's navy, famine in Gujarat, etc.