Augusta

28991
Nominal Guns30W024
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched15.9.1737W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardBronsdon's Yard - Deptford W024
ConstructorThomas Bronsdon (d.1736)W024
CategoryMerchantW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1751W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Burthen560Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1737/09/15 - 1751Robert HudsonW024

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
15.9.173799 W024

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1739 - 1747Captain (HEIC)Augustus TownsendW0241745 - 1751Captain (HEIC)Thomas ParkerW024


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons, 28/30 guns, 99 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1738/9 China. Capt Augustus Townsend. Downs 1 Mar 1739 - 3 Jul Batavia - 8 Aug Whampoa 10 Dec - 2 Apr 1740 St Helena - 20 Sep Gravesend.

(2) 1741/2 China. Capt Augustus Townsend. Downs 8 Feb 1742 - 20 Jun Batavia - 6 Aug Whampoa - 17 Dec Second Bar - 2 Apr 1743 Cape - 7 May St Helena - 12 Sep Erith.

(3) 1744/5 China. Capt Augustus Townsend. Downs 23 Feb 1745 - Torbay 8 May - 4 Sep Batavia 27 May 1746 - 25 Jun Whampoa 22 Dec - 6 Apr 1747 Cape - 5 May St Helena - 8 Sep Lisbon - 9 Nov Downs. Captured French ship Baronette 21 Oct 1747.

(4) 1748/9 Fort St David and China. Capt Thomas Parker. Downs 26 Jan 1749 - 16 Jul Kedah - 5 Aug Malacca - 27 Dec Fort St David 27 Apr 1750 - 26 Jun Malacca - 2 Aug Whampoa 22 Nov - 17 Mar 1751 St Helena - 30 May Downs.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W024East India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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