Aurora

28993
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched3.1790EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly EICS
Constructor Robertson and GlassEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last Mentioned1820EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen560Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen573Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1790/03 - 1820 William Fairlie (1754-1825)EICS

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 12.1801Captain (HEIC) Mungo GilmoreEICS1817Captain (HEIC) Thomas HeavisideEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
1800

Taken up for East India Company service.

EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built on the Hugli by Foreman 1789, 573 tons. Free trader of London in 1820, later lost between Canada and England.

Voyages:

(1) From Bengal 1801. Capt Mungo Gilmore. Kedgeree 5 Apr 1801 - 22 Jul St Augustine's Bay - 19 Sep St Helena - 24 Dec Deptford.

(2) From China 1817. Capt Thomas Heaviside. Whampoa 21 Feb 1817 - 25 Mar Second Bar - 6 Jul St Helena - 2 Sep Blackwall.



 

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