Nominal Guns30EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
First Commissioned1695EICS
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (1735-1795)EICS
Ship TypePacket EICS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck96' 8"Imperial Feet29.2947 
Length of Keel77' 6"Imperial Feet23.4914 
Breadth25' 7 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Burthen170Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer

1781 - 20.7.1783Captain (HEIC)Henry WilsonEICS

Notes on Ship


Company's packet, built by Barnard, measured 1781, length 96ft 8in, keel 77ft 6in, breadth 25ft 7½in, hold 12ft, wing transom 15ft 3in, port cell 16ft 11in, ports 9 middle & upper, 8 guns, 52 crew, 270 tons.


(1) 1781/2 China. To carry despatches by the Pacific route. Capt Henry Wilson. Downs 6 Feb 1782 - Falmouth 2 Sep - 16 Dec off Cape San Diego, Argentina - 2 Jan 1783 off Cape Horn - 23 Apr in Sulu Sea - 30 Apr Cagayan Sulu - 14 May Balambangan - 4 Jun Macao 20 Jul - wrecked 10 Aug Pelew Islands - built a boat, sailed 12 Nov - 30 Nov Macao.


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