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


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen668Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen600Tons BM 


14.2.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
14.2.1758100 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

14.2.1758 - 1758Captain (Privateer)Richard AllwrightHCA26

Service History

14.2.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East Indiaman HCA26

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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