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Nominal Guns24EICS
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
First Mentioned1600EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantmanEICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Wrecked1609EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen260Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
160082 EICS

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1601 - 1603Captain (HEIC)
William BrandBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1601-1603
EICS
1604 - 1606Captain (HEIC)
Roger StyleBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1604-1606
EICS
1608 - 1609Captain (HEIC)
Alexander SharpeighBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1608-1609
EICS


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.2.1600/1-11.9.1603East India Company - First Voyage  

Notes on Ship


JournalIORMAR

Formerly in Levant trade

260 tons, 24 guns, 75/82 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1600/1 East Indies. Capt William Brand/Robert Pope. Woolwich 13 Feb 1601 - Torbay 20 Apr - 1 May Canaries - 9 Sep Cape 29 Oct - 17 Dec Madagascar 6 Mar 1602 - 9 May Nicobars - 5 Jun Acheh - at capture of San Antonio carrack in Straits of Malacca 11 Sep - 24 Oct Acheh 9 Nov - sent for England 11 Nov - arrived Jun 1603.

(2) 1603/4 Bantam. Capt Roger Style/Christopher Colthurst. Gravesend 25 Mar 1604 - 24 Apr Maio - 17 Jul Cape 20 Aug - 23 Dec Bantam 18 Jan 1605 - 10 Feb Amboina - 20 Feb Bandas 21 Jul - 16 Aug Bantam 6 Oct - 3 Feb 1606 St Helena - 6 May Downs.

(3) 1607/8 Surat. Capt Alexander Sharpeigh. Woolwich 14 Mar 1608 - Plymouth 31 Mar - 12 Apr Canaries - 27 Apr Maio - 14 Jul Cape 19 Sep - 25 Nov Comoros - 11 Dec Pemba - 19 Jan 1609 Seychelles - 7 Apr Aden - 26 May Mokha 26 Jul - 8 Aug Socotra - 30 Aug reached Indian coast nr Mahuwa, Kathiawar - sailed for Surat 2 Sep - lost on Malacca Banks 3 Sep - crew reached Surat.



 

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