Hector

28047
Nominal Guns26HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1750HCA26
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
How acquiredPurpose builtHCA26
ShipyardUnknownHCA26
CategoryMerchantHCA26
Ship TypeEast Indiaman HCA26
Sailing RigShip RiggedHCA26
Last known1766HCA26

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen499Tons BM 

Armament


28.11.1758Broadside Weight UnknownHCA26
Gun Deck26 Carriage Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
28.11.175899 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer


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

Service History


DateEventSource
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,
BOMBAY.
(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,
MADRAS
(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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