Prince George

27450
Nominal Guns26ref:925
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1750ref:925
How acquiredPurpose builtref:925
ShipyardUnknownref:925
CategoryMerchantmanref:925
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1762ref:925

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen499Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:925
Burthen499Tons BM 

Armament


15.3.1758Broadside Weight = 39 Imperial Pound ( 17.6865 kg)HCA26
Great Cabin26 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1758/03/15 - 1758Aaron Franks, Joseph Salvador, Barrington BugginHCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
15.3.175899 HCA26

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1758 - 1760Captain (HEIC)Lorenzo CollinsHCA2615.3.1761 - 5.9.1762Captain (HEIC)Andrew Rossref:925

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1782Second LieutenantIsaac George Manley (1755-1837)ref:781

Service History


DateEventSource
15.3.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East Indiaman HCA26
15.3.1761

4th Voyage. Sailed form Plymouth for Bencoolen and China.

ref:925
5.9.1762

Arrived at The Downs .

ref:925


Notes on Ship


4th Voyageref:925

PRINCE GEORGE,
499 Tons, 4 Voyage,
BENCOOLEN AND CHINA.
(Barrington Buggin, Esq.)
Capt. Andrew Ross
1 John Cousins
2 Robert Sedgeley
3 John Milles
4 Nathaniel Werry
Sur. Thomas Hamilton
Pur. Simon Gowen
Sailed Plym. 15 Mar. 1761
Arr. Downs, 5 Sep. 1762


Letter of Marque 1758HCA26
HCA 26/9/61 1758 March 15

Commander: Lorenzo Collins.

Ship: Prince George.

Burden: 499 tons.

Crew: 99.

Owners: Barrington Buggin, William Wells, Aaron Franks, Richard Chaunger, Samson Gideon, Philip Doddrell and Joseph Salvador of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Anthony Eglington.

Gunner: Phineas Hunt.

Boatswain: George Robinson.

Carpenter: Best Reynolds.

Surgeon: William McReidy.

Cook: Hendrik Johnson.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 62



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:925A Register of Ships, Employed in the Service of the HEIC, 1760-1819Charles HardyDigital Book
HCA26HCA 26 1689-1809 High Court of Admiralty: Prize Court: Registers of Declarations for Letters of MarqAuthorityWeb Site
ref:781Tarih Dergisi vol 46 - 1827 Navarin Deniz Savaşi ve Osmanlı DonanmasıAli Fuat ÖrençPeriodical
 

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Posted by Brent Hamilton on Wednesday 7th of November 2018 00:14

Thomas Hamilton Surgeon was a relative of mine, he died in India in 1788

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