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London

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Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1749HCA26
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryMerchantHCA26
Ship TypeEast IndiamanHCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1762HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen668Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen600Tons BM 

Armament


14.2.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
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
HCA26

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.2.1758100 HCA26

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1758 - 1758Captain (Privateer)
Richard AllwrightBritish
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1758
HCA26

Service History


DateEventSource
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
retained.


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