Alexander

28913
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched22.4.1803W024
First Commissioned22.4.1703W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire W024
CategoryMerchantmanW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up1817W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Length of Keel102' 5"Imperial Feet31.1531 
Breadth33' 7"Imperial Feet10.1177 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen614Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1803/04/22 - 1805George F ClayW024
1805 - 1809Felix ClayW024
1810 - 1811John HotsonW024
1812 - 1815James Mangles (1768-1838)W024


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built at Liverpool, measured 1804, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 128ft, keel 102ft 5in, breadth 33ft 7in, hold 12ft 10in, wing transom 21ft 9in, waist 1ft 6½in, between decks 5ft 6in & 6ft, roundhouse 6ft 3in, 614 tons.

Principal Managing Owners: 1 George Clay, 2-3 Felix Clay, 4 John Hotson, 5-6 James Mangles, 7 Robert Mangles.

Voyages:

(1) 1803/4 Bengal and Madras. Capt John Robinson Franklin. Portsmouth 10 Jul 1804 - 23 Jul Funchal - 3 Dec Diamond Harbour - 13 Jan 1805 Saugor 2 Feb - 12 Feb Madras - 20 Jun St Helena - 15 Sep Long Reach.

(2) 1805/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Robinson Franklin. Portsmouth 30 Mar 1806 - 22 Apr Porto Praya - 26 Aug Madras - 10 Sep Masulipatam - 18 Sep Diamond Harbour - 23 Feb 1807 Saugor - 13 Jun St Helena - 9 Sep Gravesend.

(3) 1807/8 Bombay. Capt Thomas Price. Portsmouth 15 Apr 1808 - 1 May Madeira - 13 Sep Bombay 4 Jan 1809 - 4 Mar St Helena - 21 May Woolwich.

(4) 1809/10 Bombay and Madras. Capt William Younghusband. Portsmouth 14 Mar 1810 - 2 Jul Bombay - 25 Aug Madras - 6 Nov Rodrigues - 29 Dec Mauritius - 27 Jul 1811 Acheh - 14 Mar Madras - 13 Jul Cape - 19 Aug St Helena - 21 Nov Blackwall.

(5) 1811/2 Bengal and Benkulen. Capt Charles Hazell Newell. Portsmouth 4 Jun 1812 - 18 Jun Madeira - 28 Nov Calcutta - 19 Jan 1813 Kedgeree - 4 Mar Benkulen - 31 May St Helena - 14 Aug Blackwall.

(6) 1813/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Hazell Newell. Portsmouth 9 Apr 1814 - 26 Apr Madeira - 19 Sep Madras - Oct Bengal - voyage ended 25 Jun 1815.

(7) 1815/6 Bombay. Capt Henry Cobb. Downs 19 May 1816 - 31 May Madeira - 23 Sep Bombay 7 Dec - 14 Dec Tellicherry - 30 Dec Cochin - 18 Feb 1817 Cape - 14 Mar St Helena - 29 May Blackwall.



 

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