Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly EICS
Ship TypePacket EICS
Sailing RigBrigEICS

1 Commanding Officer

29.11.1804 - 7.9.1805Captain (HEIC)Alexander FogoEICS

Notes on Ship


Brig, built at Calcutta 1802, 281 tons.


(1) From Bengal 1805. Capt Alexander Fogo. Calcutta 29 Nov 1804 - Kedgeree 1 Apr 1805 - 28 Jun St Helena - 17 Aug Long Reach captured off the French coast Jan 1806.


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Posted by AvM on Friday 14th of June 2019 15:22

From Hackman book:

BELLE (also BELL). Ship. 1802-1805.
281 bm.
1802: Built in India for the East India Company as a fast sailing dispatch vessel. Captain Alexander Foggs.
10.1805: Taken by the Rochefort Squadron of the French Navy and taken to La Rochelle.

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