Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
Ship TypeEast Indiaman HCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1766HCA26


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen499Tons BM 


28.11.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.11.175899 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

1758 - 1764Captain (HEIC) John Williams (d.1774)IORMAR

Service History

28.11.1758Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 26 gun Privateer East Indiaman HCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/10/107 1758 November 28

Commander: John Williams.

Ship: Hector.

Burden: 499 tons.

Crew: 99.

Owners: Charles Raymond, Salvador and Jonas Raymond of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: William Rogers.

Gunner: William Bunting.

Boatswain: Lewis Sharke.

Carpenter: Henry Gregory.

Surgeon: John Drummond.

Cook: Humphrey Evatt.

Armament: 26 carriage guns.

Folio: 108

4th Voyageref:925

499 Tons, 4 Voyage,
(Charles Raymond, Esq.)
Capt. John Williams
1 George Drake
2 George Samways
3 William Elphinstone
4 John Drummond
Sur. Robert Stevens
Pur. William Hanson
Sailed Ports. 25 Mar. 1762
Arr. Downs, 11 July, 1764

5th Voyageref:925

499 Tons, 5 Voyage,
(John Durand, Esq.)
Capt. Edmund Massey
1 Thomas Johnston
2 Francis Barford
3 Henry Kent
4 George Pack
Sur. Robert Hunter
Pur. John Morgan
Sailed Downs, 12 Apr. 1765
To remain in India


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