Protector

16344
Nominal Guns44B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1749B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryMerchantB028
Ship TypeEast Indiaman B028
Foundered1.1.1761B028

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1755Commodore (HEIC)William James (c.1721-1783)ref:1221

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1.1756Capture of Geriah
1758Refitted as a Storeship
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
1.1.1761Foundered in a cyclone off PondicherryB028


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
ref:1221The Honourable East India Company (1600-1857)Len BarnettWeb Site
 

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