Albion

28899
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1792ref:1323
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1323
ShipyardHowden Pans - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne ref:1323
ConstructorFrancis Hurry (d.1808)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman EICS
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1323
Burnt1807EICS

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1792 - 1807Francis Hurry (d.1808)ref:1323

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179245 EICS

Service History


DateEventSource
1797

Taken up as an Extra Ship for East India Company service.

EICS


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, repaired by Perry, measured 1797, 3 decks, 3in bottom, length 109ft 4in, keel 86ft 9½in, breadth 30ft 6½in, hold 12ft 11in, wing transom 16ft 10in, waist 3in, between decks 5ft 2in & 5ft 6in, ports 8 upper, 45 crew, 430 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1796/7 Bengal. Capt John Pearson. Downs 24 May 1797 - 5 Sep Calcutta - 28 Oct Culpee - 3 Dec Saugor - 14 Feb 1798 Cape - 4 Mar St Helena - 19 Jun Blackwall.



 

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