Alfred

28916
Nominal Guns26EWIKI
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched16.10.1790W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardNorthfleet - Kent W024
ConstructorJoseph ToddW024
CategoryMerchantmanEWIKI
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold29.1.1812W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck165' 2 ½"Imperial Feet50.3047 
Length of Keel134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold17' 2 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1221Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794125 EWIKI

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1790 - 1804Captain (HEIC)James Farquharson (1764-1843)W0241807 - 1811Captain (HEIC)George WelsteadW024


Notes on Ship


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Built by Todd & Pitcher, launched 1790, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 165ft 2½in, keel 134ft, breadth 41ft 5in, hold 17ft 2½, wing transom 26ft, port cell 29ft 1in, waist 3ft 6½in, between decks 6ft 4in & 6ft 6in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 14 middle & 13 upper, deck range 95ft 6in, 1221 tons.

Principal Managing Owners: 1 James Farquharson, 2-6 William Fraser, 7-8 Andrew Timbrell.

Voyages:

(1) 1790/1 St Helena, Madras and China. Capt James Farquharson. Torbay 2 Feb 1791 - 28 Mar St Helena - 13 Jun Madras - 17 Jul Penang - 25 Aug Whampoa - 23 Oct Second Bar - 22 Feb 1792 St Helena - 18 Apr Long Reach.

(2) 1793/4 China. Capt James Farquharson. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 6 Oct Whampoa - 23 Dec Second Bar - 13 Apr 1795 St Helena - 25 Jul Long Reach.

(3) 1795/6 Madras and China. Capt James Farquharson. Portsmouth 17 May 1796 - 2 Aug Cape - 11 Nov Madras - 28 Nov Colombo - 9 Feb 1797 Amboina - 8 Apr Whampoa - 9 Jun Second Bar - 2 Dec Cape - 3 Jan 1793 St Helena - 3 Apr Gravesend.

(4) 1798/9 Madras and China. Capt James Farquharson. Portsmouth 2 Apr 1799 - 31 Jul Madras - 18 Sep Penang - 10 Oct Malacca - 6 Dec Balambangan - 25 Dec Sulu - 16 Feb 1800 Whampoa - 27 Feb Second Bar - 15 Jul St Helena - 30 Sep Northfleet.

(5) 1800/1 China. Capt James Farquharson. Portsmouth 19 May 1801 - 31 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 31 Oct Penang - 25 Nov Malacca - 31 Jan 1802 Whampoa - 20 Mar Second Bar - 10 Jul St Helena - 17 Sep Northfleet.

(6) 1802/3 China. Capt James Farquharson. Downs 6 May 1803 - 13 Oct Whampoa - 31 Jan 1804 Second Bar - 19 Feb Malacca - 1 Mar Penang - 9 Jun St Helena - 16 Aug Northfleet.

(7) 1806/7 St Helena, Benkulen and China. Capt George Welstead. Portsmouth 26 Feb 1807 - 15 May St Helena - 9 Sep Benkulen - 28 Nov Penang - 20 Dec Malacca - 14 Feb 1808 Whampoa - 4 Apr Penang - 8 Jul St Helena - 14 Sep Long Reach.

(8) 1809/10 Madras and China. Capt George Welstead. Portsmouth 19 Feb 1810 - 18 Mar Tenerife - 7 Jul Madras - 18 Aug Penang - 10 Sep Malacca - 11 Oct Whampoa - 25 Dec Second Bar - 26 May 1811 St Helena - 13 Aug Northfleet.



 

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