Greenwich

20938
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1766BWAS-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 Navy9.1777BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish storeship 'Greenwich' (1777) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 9"Imperial Feet42.6777 
Length of Keel116' 9"Imperial Feet35.3711 
Breadth34' 10"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen753 4894Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1766 - 1768John Henniker Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1769 - 1771Thomas Debuke Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1772 - 1777/09F. Atherton Hindley Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.11.1769 - 27.6.1771Captain (HEIC)Benjamin HookIORMAR23.10.1771 - 20.8.1777Captain (HEIC)Robert CarrIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1767, 3 decks, 3in bottom, 676 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 John Henniker

2 Thomas Debuke

3-4 F Atherton Hindley.

Voyages:

(1) 1766/7 Bombay. Capt Benjamin Hooke. Downs 24 Apr 1767 - 19 May São Tiago - 30 Aug Madagascar - 30 Nov Cochin - 9 Dec Tellicherry - 24 Dec Tellicherry - 24 Dec Bombay - 6 May 1768 Tellicherry - 18 May Cochin - 22 Aug St Helena - 19 Nov Downs.

(2) 1769/70 Bombay. Capt Robert Carr. Downs 21 Feb 1770 - 12 Jun Madagascar - 20 Jul Bombay - 6 Dec Tellicherry - 11 Dec Cochin - 15 Dec Anjengo - 10 Mar 1771 St Helena - 28 May Downs.

(3) 1771/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Carr. Portsmouth 31 Dec 1771 - 15 Jan 1772 Madeira - 5 May Cape - 18 Jun Johanna - 16 Jul Madras - 22 Aug Culpee - 21 Nov Ingeli - 28 Feb 1773 Cape - 8 Apr St Helena - 24 Apr Ascension - 21 Jun Downs.

(4) 1775/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Carr. Falmouth 7 Jan 1776 - 1 Apr Cape - 2 Jun Madras - 2 Jul Culpee - 25 Aug Ingeli - 20 Sep Madras - 3 Dec Mauritius - 8 Dec Réunion - 17 Jan 1777 Cape - 11 Mar St Helena - 23 Jul Downs.



 

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