Alligator

28920
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched23.9.1793EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet EICS
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Wrecked13.5.1820EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck102' 4 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Length of Keel80' 6"Imperial Feet24.5364 
Breadth28' 4 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.7211 
Burthen345Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 1800Captain (HEIC)Robert CurlingIORMAR

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.7.1798 - 2.5.1800Chief MateJohn GibsonIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
1798

Hired by the East India Company

EICS


Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Cox, measured 1798, 2 decks, 3in bottom, length 102ft 4¼in, keel 80ft 6in, breadth 28ft 4½in, hold 12ft 5in, wing transom 19ft 4in, between decks 6ft 6in, 345 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1797/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Curling. Falmouth 13 Sep 1798 - 28 Sep Lisbon - 30 Dec Cape - 12 Apr 1799 Madras - 11 May Calcutta - 13 Feb 1800 St Helena - 18 Apr Deptford



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EICSEast India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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