Winterton

28649
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched2.1.1782EICS
First Commissioned1782EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall - London EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Wrecked1792EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen771Tons BM 

 

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Posted by West Marshall on Monday 28th of October 2019 19:27

One of those who was drowned after the ship was wrecked was Thomas Auther. In August 1794 his mother wrote, "alas the maloncholly relation of his death was confirmd last May brought by a Mr Ramsay who was one of the unhappy sufferers on board the Winterton but had been preserved to bare the awful tidings this was a severe and an additional stroke to all my former woes and has opened a wound in my Heart that never can be healed ...

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