Carmarthen

19424
Nominal Guns18EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1802EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe EICS
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Last known1818EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen552Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW1812P
Burthen580Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck125' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.1127 
Length of Keel100' 5"Imperial Feet30.607 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold15' 11"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen552Tons BM 

Armament


6.11.1812Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck18 British 12-Pound Carronade

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1802 - 1818James WilliamsIORMAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.11.181260 W1812P

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1802 - 8.9.1804Captain (HEIC)John Dobrée (1766-1814)IORMAR13.12.1804 - 8.7.1803Captain (HEIC)John Christopher LochnerIORMAR4.9.1806 - 20.7.1818Captain (HEIC)James RossIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
6.11.1812Issued with a letter-of-marqueW1812P


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1802, 2 decks, 4in bottom, length 125ft 6½in, keel 100ft 5in, breadth 32ft 2in, hold 15ft 11in, wing transom 23ft 4in, port cell 27ft 6½in, waist 1ft 6in, between decks 6ft 7in, roundhouse 6ft 8in, ports 11 upper, 552 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: James Williams.

Voyages:

(1) 1802/3 St Helena, Bengal and Benkulen. Capt John Dobrée. Downs 7 Feb 1803 - 24 Apr St Helena - 26 Aug Calcutta - 24 Nov Saugor - 1 Feb 1804 Benkulen - 6 Jun St Helena - 13 Aug Long Reach.

(2) 1804/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Christopher Lochner. Portsmouth 25 Mar 1805 - 25 Apr Madeira - 17 Jul Madras - 8 Aug Diamond Harbour - 20 Nov Saugor - 24 Feb 1806 St Helena - 16 Jun Long Reach.

(3) 1805/6 Bombay. Capt James Ross. Portsmouth 4 Jan 1807 - 27 May Bombay - 1 Oct Cape - 24 Oct St Helena - 17 Dec Crookhaven - 5 Jan 1808 Downs.

(4) 1807/8 Bombay. Capt James Ross. Portsmouth 10 Jun 1808 - 24 Jun Madeira - 29 Oct Bombay 19 Apr 1809 - 12 Jul St Helena - 13 Sep Lower Hope.

(5) 1809/10 Bombay. Capt James Ross. Portsmouth 11 May 1810 - 27 May Madeira - 5 Oct Bombay - 16 Jan 1811 Mauritius - 22 May Bombay - 18 Oct Cape - 5 Nov St Helena - 27 Jan 1812 Gravesend.

(6) 1811/2 Bengal. Capt James Ross. Portsmouth 4 Jun 1812 - 18 Jun Madeira - 26 Dec Calcutta - 17 Mar 1813 Saugor - 4 Jun Bombay - 3 Jan 1814 Cape - 25 Feb St Helena - May Downs.

(7) 1814/5 Bombay. Capt James Ross. Downs 22 May 1815 - 10 Jun Madeira - 28 Sep Mauritius - 8 Nov Bombay - 22 Feb 1816 Tellicherry - 13 May Cape - 11 Jun St Helena - 16 Aug Gravesend.

(8) 1816/7 Bombay. Capt James Ross. Downs 16 May 1817 - 28 Sep Bombay - 11 Dec Malwa - 15 Dec Mangalore - 17 Dec Tellicherry - 17 Mar 1818 St Helena - 16 Jun Gravesend.



 

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Posted by AvM on Monday 5th of August 2019 13:38

Registered London
#511 on 24.12.1802 master John Dobree 580 76/94bm
-> John Christopher Lochner -> James Ross


Posted by AvM on Monday 5th of August 2019 13:32

Frome Hackman book:

CARMARTHEN. Ship. 1802-1818.
552.62/94 bm. 100'5 x 32'2 x 15'11
25.11.1802: Launched by Randall, Rotherhithe, for James Williams. Captain John Dobree.
1) 7.2.1803 - 14.8.1804: St.Helena, Bengal and Bencoolen.
2) 25.4.1805 - 22.7.1806: Madeira, Coromandel Coast and Bengal.
3) 4.1.1807 - 5.1.1808: Bombay direct. Captain John Christopher Lochner.
4) 10.6.1808 - 11.9.1809: Bombay direct. Captain James Ross.
5) 11.5.1810 - 23.1.1812: Madeira and Bombay.
6) 4.6.1812 - 21.5.1814: Madeira and Bengal.
7) 22.5.1815 - 16.8.1816: Madeira and Bombay.
8) 16.5.1817 - 16.6.1818: Bombay direct.
1818: Sold for use as a hulk.

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