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Date Posted: 08:11:35 07/18/15 Sat
Author: Albert Parker
Subject: Re: Swedish frigate in Egypt
In reply to: AvM 's message, "Swedish frigate in Egypt" on 10:18:27 07/17/15 Fri

>Egypt possessed frigate ASIA , which was evidently of
>the Swedish origin. . She was burned by the
>Greek fire ship on 12.5.25 off Navario.
>Some sources reported that she was perhaps bought in
>1812 by Ibrahim Giblartar during his visit to Sweden.
>I have unfortunately found no evidence in any Swedish
>Have you an ideas about that ship.

She must have been a merchantman, or built in a merchant yard. According to Jan Glete's notes, the Swedish navy does not seem to have disposed of a frigate around in 181113, and slightly earlier disposals were for breakup.

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