Anson -> 1773 Asia -> 1776 Look

28953
Nominal Guns26EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1.1764EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1713-1771)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Wrecked1779EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth34' 0"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Burthen657Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1764 - 1776Charles FoulisEICS
1776 - 1779James MatherEICS

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1764 - 1765Captain (HEIC)Edward Lord Chick (d.1791)EICS1766 - 1773Captain (HEIC)John LennoxEICS1773 - 1776Captain (HEIC)Robert MonroEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
1773Renamed AsiaEICS
1776Renamed LookEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1763, 3 decks, 3in bottom, keel 107ft, breadth 34ft, 26/30 guns, 102/106 crew, 657 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Charles Foulis.

Voyages:

(1) 1763/4 Bombay. Capt Edward Lord Chick. Downs 2 Apr 1764 - 26 Apr Madeira - 29 Aug Moheli - 30 Sep Bombay - 22 Feb 1765 St Helena - 30 May Blackwall.

(2) 1765/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Lennox. Downs 6 Apr 1766 - 4 Aug Johanna - 12 Sep Madras - 21 Nov Kedgeree - 13 Jan 1767 Ingeli - 16 Feb Madras - 31 Jul St Helena - 28 Oct Blackwall.

(3) 1768/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Lennox. Downs 22 Mar 1769 - 27 Jul Johanna - 9 Sep Madras - 31 Oct Culpee - 6 Feb 1770 Ingeli - 17 Mar Madras - 9 Jun Réunion - 29 Jul St Helena - 17 Oct Blackwall.

(4) 1771/2 Madras and China. Capt John Lennox. Downs 5 Feb 1772 - 3 May Cape - 22 Jun Madras - 8 Aug Acheh - 31 Aug Malacca - 8 Oct Whampoa - 26 Jan 1773 Second Bar - 1 Apr Cape - 10 May St Helena - 24 May Ascension - 5 Aug Blackwall.

(5) 1773/4 Bengal. Capt Robert Monro. Spithead 19 Nov 1773 - Bengal river 19 Dec 1774 - 31 Mar 1775 Kedgeree - 15 Apr Ingeli - 19 May Acheh - 21 Aug Cape - 9 Oct St Helena - 24 Dec Kinsale - 17 Apr 1776 Blackwall.



Sources


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

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