Lord Nelson

23008
Nominal Guns26EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
PreviouslyFrench Privateer east indiaman 'Le Lord Nelson' (1803) (26)
Launched1799EICS
First Commissioned1803EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Foundered10.8.1808EICS
BecomesFrench Privateer east indiaman 'Le Lord Nelson' (1803) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen819Tons BM 


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1799, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft 2in, keel 118ft 8½in, breadth 36ft ¼in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 8in, waist 3ft 11in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4½in, roundhouse 6ft 5½in, ports 13 middle & 12 upper, deck range 83ft 8in, 819 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 Robert Charnock

3-5 Henry Bonham.

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Madras and China. Capt Robert Spottiswoode. Portsmouth 17 Mar 1800 - 13 Jul Madras - 27 Aug Penang - 23 Sep Malacca - 2 Nov Whampoa - 29 Dec Second Bar - 16 Apr 1801 St Helena - 11 Jun Downs.

(2) 1801/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Spottiswoode. Downs 14 Mar 1802 - taken by French privateer Bellona 14 Aug 1803 - recaptured 27 Aug by HMS Colossus.

(3) 1803/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Wemyss Orrok. Portsmouth 20 Mar 1804 - 19 Jul Madras - 12 Aug Diamond Harbour - 21 Nov Saugor - 12 Feb 1805 Madras - 29 Jun St Helena - 10 Sep Downs.

(4) 1805/6 St Helena and Bengal. Capt William Charles Hutton. Portsmouth 30 Mar 1806 - 27 Jun St Helena - 26 Aug Cape - 12 Nov Diamond Harbour - 26 Dec Saugor - 10 Jan 1807 Madras - 19 Feb Bombay - 4 Mar Tellicherry - 15 Jun St Helena - 6 Sep Downs.

(5) 1807/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Charles Hutton. Portsmouth 5 Mar 1808 - 28 Oct parted company from the fleet in a gale in 8°30'S 80°E and not heard of again.



 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 11:48

Lord Nelson was launched 29 Oct 1799
by Bernard at Deptford
for Robert Charnock
819 25/94bm 118ft9in x 36ft1in x 14ft9in

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