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Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
Ship TypeEast IndiamanHCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1762HCA26


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen668Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen600Tons BM 


14.2.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns


1758/02/14 - 1758
Sir Charles Raymond (1st Baronet)British
Ship Owner
Merchant Sailor
Service 1735-1789
Charles PoleBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1756-1760
John HallettBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1748-1773

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
14.2.1758100 HCA26

1 Ship Commander

14.2.1758 - 1758Captain (Privateer)
Richard AllwrightBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1758

Service History

14.2.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East IndiamanHCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/9/27 1758 February 14

Commander: Richard Allwright.

Ship: London.

Burden: 600 tons.

Crew: 100.

Owners: Charles Raymond, Robert Bootle, William Mercer, Charles Pole, Francis Salvadore and John Hallett and Company of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Charles Meers.

Gunner: John Hillyard.

Boatswain: Joseph Martin.

Carpenter: Joseph Martin.

Surgeon: John Isherwood.

Cook: Samuel Cleland.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 28


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Posted by AvM on Monday 4th of October 2021 23:41

From late HAckman's book

LONDON. Ship. 1749-1762.
668 bm.
13.7.1749: Launched by Wells & Stanton, Deptford, for Robert Bootle. Captain William Sedgwicke.
1) 28.2.1750 - 11.6.1752: Coromandel Coast and Bengal
2) 24.1.1754 - 9.12.1756: Madras direct. Captain Richard Allwright.
3) 24.4.1758 - 24.10.1759: Coromandel Coast and Bengal.
4) 2.5.1760 - 26.11.1761: Bombay direct. Captain John Webb.
24.2.1762: Sold at Lloyd's Coffee House to Woodman's, London, and placed in the Canadian timber trade. Name

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