Batavia

29024
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched26.6.1802EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardTopsham - Devon EICS
ConstructorRobert DavyEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeWest Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1817EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck125' 3"Imperial Feet38.103 
Length of Keel100' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet30.4864 
Breadth32' 9"Imperial Feet9.8679 
Depth in Hold12' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen555Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1802 - 1817John William BuckleEICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1810 - 1817Captain (HEIC)John MayneEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
1810

Taken up for East India Company service.

EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC LogIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Topsham, measured 1810, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 125ft 3in, keel 100ft 10 3/8in, breadth 32ft 9in, hold 12ft 6½in, wing transom 20ft 4in, port cell 28ft, waist 8in, between decks 5ft 4in & 6ft 3in, roundhouse 6ft 6½in, ports 8 upper, 555 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: John William Buckle.

Voyages:

(1) 1809/10 Ceylon, Bengal and Batavia. Capt John Mayne. Portsmouth 9 Jun 1810 - 26 Jun Madeira - 21 Nov Colombo - 19 Jan 1811 Calcutta - 5 Mar Saugor - 16 Apr Penang - 11 May Malacca - 21 Jul Borneo - 4 Aug Batavia - 30 Oct Malacca - 17 Dec Calcutta - 7 Mar 1812 Saugor - 19 May Mauritius - 24 Jul St Helena - 30 Oct Blackwall.

(2) 1812/3 St Helena and Bengal. Capt John Mayne. Portsmouth 20 Apr 1813 - 14 May Madeira - 22 Jul St Helena - 14 Nov Calcutta - 19 Jan 1814 Saugor - 13 Feb Ceylon - 17 Mar Bombay - 17 Apr Tellicherry - 23 Jun Mauritius - 27 Jul Cape - 5 Sep St Helena - 20 Nov Long Reach. 13 Nov 1814 skirmish with an American ship.

(3) 1815/6 Bengal. Capt John Mayne. Downs 15 May 1816 - 25 May Madeira - 24 Sep Kedgeree - 10 Oct Calcutta - 28 Dec Saugor - 12 Jan 1817 Madras - 5 May St Helena - 20 Jul Long Reach.



Sources


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

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