Earl of Holderness

27451
Nominal Guns26ref:925
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1754ref:925
Home PortLondon - Thames ref:925
How acquiredPurpose builtref:925
ShipyardUnknownref:925
CategoryMerchantref:925
Ship TypeEast Indiaman ref:925
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:925
Wrecked11.1.1764ref:925

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:925
Burthen499Tons BM 

Armament


6.10.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1754 - 1764/01/11John PellyIORMAR
1758/10/06 - 1758Aaron Franks, Edmund Godfrey, Joseph Godfrey HCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.10.175899 HCA26

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1754 - 7.5.1757Captain (HEIC)Matthew CourtIORMAR4.8.1758 - 11.1.1764Captain (HEIC)Robert BrookeIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
6.10.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East Indiaman HCA26
30.3.1761

3rd Voyage. Sailed from Portsmouth for the Coromandel Coast and the Bay of Bengal.

ref:925


Notes on Ship


3rd Voyageref:925

EA. OF HOLDERNESS,
499 Tons, 3 Voyage,
COAST AND BAY.
(John Pelly, Esq.)
Capt. Robert Brooke
1 Ambrose Cock
2 William Lindsay
3 George Lindsay
4 William Applegath
Sur. Robert Hunter
Pur. Samuel Jackson
Sailed Ports. 30 Mar. 1761
Arr. Downs, 2 Dec. 1762


Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/10/71 1758 October 6

Commander: Robert Brooke.

Ship: Earl of Holdernesse.

Burden: 499 tons.

Crew: 99.

Owners: John Pelly, Mathew Sherman, Godfrey Joseph, Joseph Jackson, Aaron Franks, Edmund Godfrey, Chamberlain Godfrey, Whichcott Turner, Christopher Burrows, Robert Brooke senior, Henry Hindelle, Crowley Ann Mandeville, Charles Fowley and John Pell of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Moses Smith.

Gunner: Abraham Wheatley.

Boatswain: John Backes.

Carpenter: James Palmer.

Surgeon: William Moffett.

Cook: Samuel Grew.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 72


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons 99 crew, 26 guns.

Principal Managing Owner: John Pelly.

Voyages:

(1) 1754/5 China. Capt Matthew Court. Downs 28 Nov 1754 - 18 May 1755 Batavia - 4 Aug Chusan - 22 Mar 1756 Batavia - 6 Oct St Helena - 12 Jan 1775 Kinsale - 13 Mar Downs.

(2) 1758/9 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt Robert Brooke. Portsmouth 14 Nov 1758 - 14 Mar 1759 St Helena - 20 Jul Batavia - 2 Sep Benkulen - 17 Oct Moco Moco - 10 Nov Bantal - 19 Dec Benkulen - 22 Mar 1760 St Helena - 12 Jul Downs.

(3) 1760/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Brooke. Portsmouth 30 Mar 1761 - 7 Sep Madras - 9 Dec Culpee - 22 Jan 1762 Ingeli - 6 Jun St Helena - 5 Sep Downs.

(4) 1763/4 Benkulen and China. Capt Robert Brooke. Lost outwards on Sandwich Flats 11 Jan 1764.



 

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