Bombay

22161
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1793BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra BWAS-1793
ConstructorJamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia (1756-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryMerchantBWAS-1793
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sold for Break Up1807BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Bombay' (1805) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel104' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet31.7056 
Breadth34' 8 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen671 8394Tons BM 


Sources


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

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Posted by AvM on Sunday 23rd of July 2017 19:33

She was built as a warship for EI Company, sa wasn't really an East Indiaman. In EICo Navy has 38 guns (Very probably pierced for 42 guns).

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