Asia

28978
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched11.1780EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1802EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck143' 6 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth35' 6"Imperial Feet10.6985 
Depth in Hold14' 11 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen816Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1780/11 - 1799Thomas Newte (c.1749-1806)EICS
1799 - 1802W BeatsonEICS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 1783Captain (HEIC)Robert MawEICS1785 - 1798Captain (HEIC)John Davy FoulkesEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya

 

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