Admiral Pocock

27994
Nominal Guns26EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched26.1.1762EICS
Home PortLondon - Thames EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
Constructor John Wells (d.1794)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1773EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Keel110' 6"Imperial Feet33.5432 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Burthen666Tons BM 

Armament


26.1.1762Broadside Weight UnknownEICS
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.1.1762123 EICS


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1762, 3 decks, 3in bottom, keel 110ft 6in, breadth 33ft 8in, 26 guns, 123/138 crew, 666 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: John Durand.

Voyages:

(1) 1761/2 Bombay, Philippines and China. Capt Thomas Riddell. Portsmouth 6 May 1762 - 16 Sep Moheli - 11 Dec Bombay - 27 Jan 1763 Surat - 1 Mar Bombay - 30 Apr Surat - 11 May Bombay - 26 Jul Madras - 17 Sep Malacca - 17 Oct Cavite - 28 Nov Manila - 16 Jan 1764 Pangasinan - 30 Jan Manila - 26 May Sulu - 19 Nov Da-nang 2 Jun 1765 - 21 Jun Whampoa 14 Dec - 23 Mar 1766 St Helena - 25 Jun Deptford.

(2) 1766/7 Bengal. Capt Thomas Riddell. Downs 8 Apr 1767 - 13 Jun Rio de Janeiro - 4 Sep Johanna - 11 Nov Bengal - 27 Feb 1768 Kedgeree 7 Apr - 31 Jul St Helena - 12 Nov Deptford.

(3) 1769/70 Bombay. Capt Thomas Riddell. Downs 14 Mar 1770 - 8 Jul Johanna - 2 Aug Bombay - 18 Dec Tellicherry - 28 Dec Anjengo - 6 Mar 1771 Cape - 30 Mar St Helena - 27 Jul Deptford.



 

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Posted by Ian Boreham on Tuesday 3rd of November 2020 15:37

At the Cape on 17 March, 1771, Captain James Cook gave Captain "Riddel" or "Riddle" (he wrote both) letters to the Admiralty and to the Royal Society.

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