Cambridge

19423
Nominal Guns18EICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1810EICS
First Commissioned1811EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet EICS
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Last known1817EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck141' 0"Imperial Feet42.9768 
Length of Keel114' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet34.7663 
Breadth35' 4"Imperial Feet10.6883 
Depth in Hold14' 1"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen759Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1810 - 1812Lestock Peach WilsonIORMAR
1815 - 1817George PalmerIORMAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
15.5.181270 W1812P

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1811 - 29.9.1812Captain (HEIC)Charles MortlockIORMAR30.1.1815 - 16.9.1815Captain (HEIC)James ToussaintIORMAR3.1.1816 - 9.7.1817Captain (HEIC)John FreemanIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
15.5.1813Issued with a letter-of-marqueW1812P


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Pitcher, measured 1810, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 141ft, keel 114ft 4¾in, breadth 35ft 4in, hold 14ft 1in, wing transom 21ft 7½in, port cell 25ft 7½in, waist 1ft 4in, between decks 5ft 9in & 6ft 3½in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 12 middle & 10 upper, 759 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Lestock Wilson

2 George Palmer.

Voyages:

(1) 1810/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Mortlock. Torbay 12 May 1811 - 2 Jun Madeira - 26 Sep Madras - 13 Nov Diamond Harbour - 4 Jan 1812 Saugor - 12 May St Helena - 27 Jul Long Reach.

(2) From China 1815. Capt James Toussaint. Left China 15 Mar 1815 - 5 Jul St Helena - Sep Downs.

(3) 1815/6 St Helena and China. Capt John Freeman. Plymouth 20 Mar 1816 - 28 May St Helena - 5 Sep Batavia - 29 Oct Whampoa - 22 Jan 1817 Second Bar - 10 Apr St Helena - 8 Jun Long Reach.



Sources


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

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