Ann

15311
Nominal Guns16W1812P
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired15.6.1801W1812P
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe W1812P
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)W1812P
CategoryMerchantW1812P
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1817W1812P

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck128' 7"Imperial Feet39.0208 
Length of Keel105' 10 ½"Imperial Feet32.0167 
Breadth30' 2 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold15' 4 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen508Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW1812P
Burthen531Tons BM 

Armament


26.12.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck14 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.12.181260 W1812P

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 1802Captain (Merchant)Alexander SinclairW0241803 - 1805Captain (Merchant)Thomas PriceW0241805 - 1809Captain (Merchant)James MassonW0241810 - 1815CaptainPeter CameronW1812P1816 - 1817Captain (Merchant)James MassonW024

Service History


DateEventSource
26.12.1812Issued with a Letter of Marque which can be viewed hereW1812P


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Randall, measured 1801, 2 decks, 3in bottom, length 128ft 7in, keel 105ft 10½in, breadth 30ft 2½in, hold 15ft 4½in, wing transom 18ft 9in, port cell 25ft 4in, waist 1ft 1½in, roundhouse 6ft 3in, ports 10 upper, 508 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Matthew White, 2-6 William Masson, 7 Shakespeare Read, 8 James Masson.

Voyages:

(1) 1800/1 Madras and Bengal Capt Alexander Sinclair. Portsmouth 9 Sep 1801 - 4 Feb 1802 Madras - 5 Mar Calcutta - 25 May Kedgeree - 17 Sep St Helena - 26 Nov Long Reach.

(2) 1802/3 Madras and Bombay. Capt Thomas Price. Plymouth 17 Jul 1803 - 23 Sep Rio de Janeiro - 2 Feb 1804 Madras - 25 May Bombay - 4 Nov St Helena - 11 Feb 1805 Long Reach.

(3) 1804/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Masson. Downs 7 Jun 1805 - Cork 31 Aug - 29 Sep Madeira - 20 Nov Fernando de Noronha - 2 Mar 1806 Madras - 5 Apr Diamond Harbour - 20 Sep Saugor - 10 Oct Madras - 31 Dec Cape - 24 Jan 1807 St Helena - 15 Apr Purfleet.

(4) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Masson. Portsmouth 15 Sep 1807 - 28 Sep Madeira - 17 Feb 1808 Madras - 18 Mar Calcutta - Diamond Harbour 23 Aug - 9 Sep Madras - 19 Jan 1809 Cape - 25 Feb St Helena - 24 May Long Reach.

(5) 1809/10 Madras and Bengal. Capt Peter Cameron. Portsmouth 13 Apr 1810 - 17 May Madeira - 13 Oct Madras - 20 Nov Calcutta - 29 Dec Saugor - 31 Jan 1811 Vizagapatam - 26 Feb Madras - 16 Jun St Helena - 2 Sep Long Reach.

(6) 1811/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Peter Cameron. Portsmouth 8 Apr 1812 - 25 Apr Madeira - 16 Sep Madras - 3 Nov Calcutta - 21 Jan 1813 Saugor - 4 May Mauritius - 3 Aug St Helena - 10 Nov Blackwall.

(7) 1813/4 Bengal and Benkulen. Capt Peter Cameron. Portsmouth 8 Jun 1814 - 23 Jun Madeira - 1 Dec Diamond Harbour - 16 Mar 1815 Benkulen - 14 Jul St Helena - 20 Sep Blackwall.

(8) 1815/6 Bombay. Capt James Masson. Downs 19 May 1816 - 31 May Madeira - 22 Sep Bombay - 31 Dec Cochin - 19 Feb 1817 Cape - 14 Mar St Helena - 29 May Northfleet.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W1812PWar of 1812: PrivateersMichael DunWeb Site
W024East India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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