Alfred

28915
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched29.10.1772W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards W024
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (1735-1795)W024
CategoryMerchantmanW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up1786W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck136' 7"Imperial Feet41.4577 
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 0"Imperial Feet10.9728 
Depth in Hold14' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen763Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1772/10/29 - 1786George WilsonW024

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.11.1772 - 24.3.1775Chief MateWilliam GowlandIORMAR1773 - 1775Captain (HEIC)John LauderW0241776 - 1778Captain (HEIC)James WilliamsonW0241779 - 1786Captain (HEIC)James BrownW024


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1772, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 136ft 7in, keel 110ft, breadth 36ft, hold 14ft 5½in, wing transom 23ft 2in, between decks 6ft 2in, 763 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: George Willson.

Voyages:

(1) 1772/3 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt John Lauder. Downs 29 Jan 1773 - 1 May St Helena - 18 Aug Batavia - 30 Sep Benkulen 5 Apr 1774 - 14 May 'Allas' - 16 Jun 'Saloomah' - 2 Jul Benkulen - 8 Oct Cape - 13 Nov St Helena - 12 Feb 1775 Gravesend.

(2) 1776/7 St Helena, Benkulen and China. Capt James Williamson. Portsmouth 14 Dec 1776 - 9 Mar St Helena - 19 Jun Benkulen - 19 Aug Whampoa 11 Jan 1778 - 23 Mar Cape - 16 Apr St Helena - 23 Aug Downs.

(3) 1778/9 China. Capt James Brown. Portsmouth 7 Mar 1779 - 5 Apr Madeira - 3 Oct Whampoa 20 Jan 1780 - 8 Feb Malacca - 22 Jun Madagascar - 25 Aug Cape - 29 Oct St Helena - 9 Jan 1781 Crookhaven - 22 Feb Long Reach.

(4) 1781/2 Bombay, Madras, Bengal and China. Capt James Brown. Portsmouth 6 Feb 1782 - 28 Apr Rio de Janeiro - 5 Sep Bombay - 19 Oct Madras - 15 Jan 1783 Kedgeree - 13 May Ingeli - 6 Sep Bombay - 9 Jan 1784 Cochin - 18 Apr Bombay 18 Nov - 9 Dec Anjengo - 3 Jan 1785 Bombay - 9 Jun Malacca - 10 Jul Whampoa - Second Bar 30 Nov - 17 Mar 1786 St Helena - 20 Jun Downs.



 

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