Earl of Elgin

27641
Nominal GunsUnknownref:925
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1760ref:925
First Commissioned1761ref:925
How acquiredPurpose builtref:925
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall ref:925
ConstructorJohn Perry (1713-1771)ref:925
CategoryMerchantref:925
Ship TypeEast Indiaman ref:925
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:925
Last known1772ref:925

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen687Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1760 - 1772Charles FoulisIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.5.1761 - 5.7.1763Captain (HEIC)Arthur Evansref:9253.2.1764 - 1.10.1772Captain (HEIC)Thomas CookeIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
26.5.1761

Sailed from Portsmouth for Bombay

ref:925
27.5.1763

Arrived at The Downs

ref:925


Notes on Ship


1st Voyageref:925

EARL OF ELGIN,
499 Tons, 1 Voyage,
BOMBAY,
(Charles Foulis, Esq.)
Capt. Arthur Evans
1 John Powell
2 John Hammond
3 Thomas Cook
4 John Wilmot
Sur. Allen Hutton
Pur. William Thomas
Sailed Ports. 26 May, 1761
Arr. Downs, 27 April, 1763


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1760, 3 decks, 3in bottom, 26 guns, 687 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Charles Foulis.

Voyages:

(1) 1760/1 Bombay. Capt Arthur Evans. Portsmouth 26 May 1761 - 26 Aug Rio de Janeiro - 19 Dec Calicut - 9 Jan 1762 Bombay - 14 Feb Surat - 29 Apr Mokha - 20 Sep Bombay - 7 Feb 1763 St Helena - 28 Apr Downs.

(2) 1763/4 Benkulen and China. Capt Thomas Cooke. Torbay 30 Apr 1764 - 13 Oct Manna - 21 Oct Pulau Pisang - 28 Nov Manna - 3 Dec Benkulen - 10 Feb 1765 Batavia - 28 Jun Whampoa - 17 Dec Second Bar - 23 Mar 1766 St Helena - 16 Jun Downs.

(3) 1766/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Cooke. Downs 8 Mar 1767 - 21 Jul Madras - 5 Aug Kedgeree - 5 Sep Ingeli - 10 Oct Vizagapatam - 29 Nov Kedgeree - 20 May 1768 St Helena - 7 Jun Ascension - 23 Aug Downs.

(4) 1769/70 Madras and China. Capt Thomas Cooke. Plymouth 21 Feb 1770 - 2 Mar Madeira - 23 Mar São Tiago - 27 Jun Johanna - 29 Jul Madras - 14 Dec Batavia - 2 Jun 1771 Whampoa - 10 Dec Second Bar - 10 Apr 1772 St Helena - 28 Apr Ascension - 12 Jul Cork - 21 Aug Downs.



 

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