Beaufort

29029
Nominal Guns32EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched25.1.1733/34EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1713-1771)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1747EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen560Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen499Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1734 - 1746Jonathan Collett (d.1746)EICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.1.1733/3499 EICS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.10.1734 - 12.7.1736Captain (HEIC)Richard BoultonEICS18.12.1737 - 10.3.1745Captain (HEIC)Thomas StevensEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC LogsIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons, 99 crew, 32 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1734/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt Richard Boulton. Downs 23 Jan 1735 - 9 Apr Cape - 21 Jun Madras - 19 Jul Rogues River - 10 Mar 1736 Cape - 10 Apr St Helena - 12 Jul Erith.

(2) 1737/8 Madras. Capt Thomas Stevens. Downs 2 Feb 1738 - 21 Feb Madeira - 13 Jul Madras - 21 Jan 1739 Cape - 22 Feb St Helena - 13 Jun Erith.

(3) 1740/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Stevens. Downs 13 Feb 1741 - 4 Mar Madeira - 4 Aug Madras - 3 Sep Rogues River - 21 Nov Ingeli - 8 Mar 1742 Cape - home via Newfoundland Banks - 3 Aug Blackwall.

(4) 1743/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Stevens. Downs 16 Jan 1744 - 6 Feb Madeira - 9 Jul Madras - 29 Aug Vizagapatam - 23 Sep Calcutta - 3 Jan 1745 Ingeli - 17 Jan Madras - 24 Jan Fort St David - 3 Feb Madras - 4 Jun St Helena - 15 Sep Galway - 19 Dec Downs - 15 Jan 1745 Blackwall.



Sources


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

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