Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly EICS
ConstructorJohn GilmoreEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen735Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen350Tons BM 


1799/02/28 - 1800William Fairlie (1754-1825), Alan GilmoreEICS

1 Commanding Officer

1800 - 9.1800Captain (HEIC)John BakerEICS

Notes on Ship


Built at Calcutta, 350 tons.

Principal Managing Owners: Fairlie, Gilmore & Co.


(1) From Bengal 1800. Capt John Baker. Calcutta 28 Jan 1800 - 11 Mar Kedgeree - 19 Jun St Helena - 17 Sep Deptford.


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Posted by AvM on Friday 31st of May 2019 22:41

The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, a View of the History of Hindustan 1809

12th July
According to advices received at Bombaym by the ELIZA, the ARRAN, captain Wilson, of this port, in her passage down the gulph , has been stranded , under very unfavourable circumstances, near the island atKarak. When communication was last her with her, she was making water very fast; and strong winds prevaiing at the time , litte or no hopes of her preservation were antertained, captain Wilson had prevailed, however, on the inhibitians of Karak, by libneral offers of compensation, to assist him in getting out her cargo, consisting of horses, copper, drugs, and treastne, to very large amount. The whole of the treasure had then be saved, and it was expected thet the entire remaider of the cargo would also be recovered from the wreck, The HC cruizer NAUTILUS , which had sailed from Bussorah in the company with ARRAN , remainded by her after she struck, to assist in preserving her cargo and ship's company.

Posted by AvM on Friday 31st of May 2019 22:30

Reports and Papers on the Impolicy of Employing Indian Built Ships 1809

listed her owned and managed by Fairlie, Gilmore & Co.
master William Dunlop, Calcutta

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