Broxbornebury

15325
Nominal Guns20W1812P
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched2.1812W1812P
First Commissioned1812W1812P
How acquiredPurpose builtW1812P
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet W1812P
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)W1812P
CategoryMerchantW1812P
Ship TypeEast Indiaman W1812P
Sailing RigShip RiggedW1812P
Sold for Break Up1844W1812P

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Length of Keel105' 9"Imperial Feet32.0497 
Breadth35' 6"Imperial Feet10.6985 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen709Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW1812P
Burthen751Tons BM 

Armament


19.11.1812Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder

14.1.1814Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck14 British 18-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1812/02 - 1813Andrew TimbrellEICS
1813 - 1839Andrew ChapmanEICS
1839 - 1841J. RitchieEICS
1841 - 1844 Phillips & Co.EICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
19.11.181282 W1812P
14.1.181465 W1812P

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1812 - 1814Captain (HEIC)Thomas PitcherW1812P1825 - 1828Captain (HEIC)Thomas FewsonEICS1832 - 1833Captain (HEIC)Robert Brown ShittlerEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
19.11.1812

Issued with a Letter of Marque which can be viewed here

W1812P
14.1.1814

Issued with a Letter of Marque which can be viewed here

W1812P


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Pitcher, launched 1812, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 132ft 6 5/8in, keel 105ft 9in, breadth 35ft 6in, hold 18ft 6in, wing transom 22ft, port cell 29ft 8in, waist 1ft 4in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 2in, roundhouse 6ft 2½in, ports 10 upper, deck range 76ft, 709 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Andrew Timbrell

2-4 Alfred Chapman.

Voyages:

(1) 1811/2 Bengal. Capt Thomas Pitcher. Falmouth 15 May 1812 - 3 Jun Madeira - 28 Oct Kedgeree - 29 Dec Saugor - 7 Feb 1813 Madras - 3 Mar Colombo - 13 Jun St Helena - 12 Aug Gravesend.

(2) 1824/5 Madras, Bengal and China. Capt Thomas Fewson. Downs 8 Jun 1825 - 29 Sep Madras - 18 Oct Diamond Harbour - 1 Dec Kamree Roads - 24 Dec Penang - 2 Jan 1826 Malacca - 7 Jan Singapore - 12 Mar Whampoa - 10 Apr Macao - 1 Aug St Helena - 23 Sep Downs.

(3) 1826/7 China. Capt Thomas Fewson. Downs 15 Apr 1827 - 10 Aug Whampoa - 12 Oct Second Bar - 31 Dec St Helena - 28 Feb 1828 Long Reach.

(4) 1831/2 China and Quebec. Capt Robert Brown Shettler. Doens 21 Jun 1832 - 7 Nov Whampoa 28 Jan 1833 - 8 Apr St Helena - 29 May Quebec - 30 Aug Moorings.



Sources


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

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