Bedford

29033
Nominal Guns32EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched28.1.1731EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall - London EICS
ConstructorAbraham Wells (1690-1755)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1742EICS

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1731 - 1743Jonathan Collett (d.1746)EICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.12.1731 - 11.9.1742Captain (HEIC)William WellsEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC LogsIORMAR

Rated at 490 tons, 32 guns, 98 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1731/2 Madras, Bengal and Mokha. Capt William Wells. Downs 28 Feb 1732 - 3 Apr São Tiago - 26 Jul Madras - 10 Sep Calcutta - 31 Dec Ingeli - 3 Feb 1733 Cochin - 18 Mar Mokha - 12 Apr Jeddah - 15 Jul Mokha - 23 Aug Madras - 28 Sep Calcutta - 14 Jan 1734 Ingeli - St Helena - 26 Mar 1735 Moorings.

(2) 1736/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Wells. Downs 26 Nov 1736 - 26 Apr 1737 Madras - 4 Jun Rogues River - 22 Aug Calcutta - 16 Nov Ingeli - 6 Mar 1738 St Helena - 22 May Downs.

(3) 1739/40 St Helena, Benkulen and Bengal. Capt William Wells. Downs 21 Jan 1740 - 12 May St Helena - 18 Aug Batavia - 29 Sep Benkulen - 7 May 1741 Rogues River - 9 Nov Ingeli - 7 Mar 1742 Cape - 26 Jun Newfoundland - 5 Sep Downs.



Sources


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

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