Grenville

20935
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched10.12.1764BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)BWAS-1714
CategoryMerchantBWAS-1714
Ship TypeEast Indiaman BWAS-1714
Bought by the Navy21.5.1777BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish armed storeship 'Tortoise' (1777) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel110' 10"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth34' 7"Imperial Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold14' 2 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen705 894Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1764/12/10 - 1772John Durand Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1774 - 1777/05/21William Nixon Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1764, 3 decks, 3in bottom, rated at 499 tons, 99 crew, 26 guns.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 John Durand

4 William Nixon

Voyages:

(1) 1764/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt Parson Fenner. Downs 4 Mar 1765 - 29 São Tiago - 5 Jul Cape - 5 Sep Madras - 15 Oct Kedgeree - 8 Dec Ingeli - 30 May 1766 St Helena - 21 Aug Downs.

(2) 1767/8 Madras and Bombay. Capt Burnet Abercrombie. Downs 7 Apr 1768 - 9 Jul False Bay - 5 Sep Madras - 25 Sep Masulipatam - 6 Oct Madras - 15 Dec Bombay - 24 Apr 1769 Cochin - 11 Jul Simons Bay - 14 Aug St Helena - 3 Nov Downs.

(3) 1770/1 China. Capt Burnet Abercrombie. Downs 17 Mar 1771 - 26 Jul Batavia - 21 Sep Whampoa - 11 Feb 1772 Second Bar - 2 May Simons Bay - 5 Jun St Helena - 3 Aug Downs.

(4) 1774/5 Madras and Bombay. Capt Burnet Abercrombie. Portsmouth 26 Apr 1775 - 21 Aug Simons Bay - 10 Dec Madras - 29 Jan 1776 Masulipatam - 6 Feb Madras - 10 Mar Cochin - 10 Apr Bombay - 16 Aug Madras - 16 Dec Cape - 20 Jan 1777 St Helena - 25 Apr Downs.



 

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