Auspicious

28994
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1797EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBottomley’s Yard - King's Lynn EICS
ConstructorWilliam BottomleyEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1812EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck106' 4 ½"Imperial Feet32.3215 
Length of Keel83' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet25.3175 
Breadth30' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Burthen404Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1797 - 1812John BarkerEICS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 1798Captain (HEIC)David MerryleesEICS1803Captain (HEIC)John BakerEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Cox, launched 1797, 3 decks, 3in bottom, length 106ft 4½in, keel 83ft 10¾in, breadth 30ft 1¼in, hold 12ft 4in, wing transom 17ft 8in, waist 8in, between decks 4ft 9in, ports 5 middle & 4 upper, 404 tons.

Voyages:

(1) From Bengal 1803. Capt John Baker. Calcutta 26 Mar 1803 - 21 May Saugor - 29 Jun Penang - 12 Oct St Helena - 27 Dec Deptford.



Sources


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

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