Ceres

19444
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched28.11.1787BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryMerchantBWAS-1793
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Bought by the Navy1795BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Grampus' (1795) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 1"Imperial Feet47.854 
Length of Keel130' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet39.6431 
Breadth41' 3"Imperial Feet12.573 
Depth in Hold15' 6 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Displacement1,180 8994Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
1788Sailed to ChinaBWAS-1793
1789Returned homeBWAS-1793
1790Sailed to ChinaBWAS-1793
1791Returned homeBWAS-1793
1793Sailed to ChinaBWAS-1793
1794Returned homeBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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