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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched12.9.1798BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly BWAS-1793
CategoryMerchantBWAS-1793
Ship TypeMerchantman BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Bought by the Navy30.5.1804BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Malabar' (1804) (56)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel127' 4"Imperial Feet38.7134 
Breadth37' 2"Imperial Feet11.2849 
Burthen935 5694Tons BM 

Armament


12.1799Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1799130 W1812P

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 1800Captain (HEIC)John LoweW1812P

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.11.1798 - 25.7.1799Chief MateArundel RobertsIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
6.12.1799Issued with a Letter-of-MarqueW1812P
1801In use as a troop transport in IndiaBWAS-1793
1802In use as a troop transport in IndiaBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built at Calcutta 1796, 935 tons.

Voyages:

(1) From Bengal 1799. Calcutta 19 Nov 1798 - 28 Jan 1799 Saugor - left Bengal 10 Feb - 10 May St Helena - voyage ended Aug.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W1812PWar of 1812: PrivateersMichael DunWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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