Earl Camden

24750
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched27.10.1802EICS
First Commissioned1801EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet EICS
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Burnt7.1810EICS

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1802/10/27 - 1810/07John Pascall LarkinsIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.10.1802 - 25.9.1804Captain (HEIC)Nathaniel Dance (1748-1827)IORMAR8.1.1805 - 7.1810Captain (HEIC)Henry Morse SamsonIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.1804Battle of Pulo Aura


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Pitcher, launched 1802, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 166ft, keel 134ft 2in, breadth 42ft 2½in, hold 17ft 1in, wing transom 26ft ½in, port cell 29ft 2in, waist 3ft 10½in, between decks 6ft 6in, roundhouse 6ft 7in, ports 14 middle & 13 upper, deck range 95ft, 1271 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: John Pascall Larkins.

Voyages:

(1) 1802/3 Bombay and China. Capt Nathaniel Dance. Torbay 4 Jan 1803 - 17 May Bombay - 28 Aug Malacca - 2 Oct Whampoa - 14 Dec Second Bar - 18 Feb 1804 Malacca - 9 Jun St Helena - 8 Aug Downs.

(2) 1804/5 Bombay. Capt Henry Morse Samson. Portsmouth 25 Apr 1805 - 11 Aug Bombay - 24 Sep Penang - 19 Dec Colombo - 17 Jan 1806 Bombay - 19 Feb Tellicherry - 8 Mar Anjengo - 14 May St Helena - 18 Jul Downs.

(3) 1806/7 China. Capt Henry Morse Samson. Portsmouth 18 Apr 1807 - 14 Sep Penang - 30 Dec Whampoa - 11 Feb 1808 Second Bar - 5 Apr Penang - 10 Jul St Helena - 11 Sep Downs.

(4) 1809/10 Bombay and China. Capt Henry Morse Samson. Portsmouth 21 Jan 1810 - burnt before Sep 1810.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EICSEast India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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