Bellmont

29036
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched22.2.1780EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey EICS
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Captured1794EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck143' 5"Imperial Feet43.5894 
Length of Keel116' 7 ½"Imperial Feet35.3695 
Breadth35' 2 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen769Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 1784Captain (HEIC)William Dick GamageEICS1785 - 1786Captain (HEIC)Charles StewartEICS1788 - 1793Captain (HEIC)William Dick GamageEICS3.4.1792 - 4.10.1793Chief MateJames StewartEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC LogsIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1780, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft 5in, keel 116ft 7½in, breadth 35ft 2½in, hold 14ft 6in, wing transom 22ft 7½in, between decks 5ft 11in, ports 13 middle & upper, 769 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 Charles Foulis

3-6 Robert Preston.

Voyages:

(1) 1779/80 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Dick Gamage. Portsmouth 3 Jun 1780 - 29 Aug Rio de Janeiro - 10 Jan 1781 Madras - 12 Mar Kedgeree - 7 May Barrabulla -25 Jun Nicobars - 2 Oct St Helena - 20 Nov Fernando Nova Pina - 3 Feb 1782 Plymouth - 29 Mar Long Reach.

(2) 1782/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Dick Gamage. Portsmouth 11 Mar 1783 - 31 Mar São Tiago - 23 Jun Johanna - 26 Jul Madras - 13 Sep Kedgeree - 3 Jan 1784 Saugor - 26 Jan Madras - 1 Jun St Helena - 31 Aug Long Reach. Carried the body of Sir Eyre Coote back to England.

(3) 1784/5 China. Capt Charles Stewart. Downs 14 Apr 1785 - 8 Oct Whampoa - 12 Feb 1786 Second Bar - 12 Jun St Helena - 24 Aug Long Reach.

(4) 1787/8 Bombay and China. Capt William Dick Gamage. Downs 29 Jan 1788 - 15 May Johanna - 6 Jun Bombay - 27 Sep Whampoa - 14 Dec Second Bar- 10 Mar 1789 St Helena - 16 May Reach.

(5) 1789/90 China. Capt William Dick Gamage. Downs 17 Apr 1790 - 26 Aug Whampoa - 7 Dec Second Bar- 9 Apr 1791 Cape - 28 Apr St Helena - 29 Jun Long Reach.

(6) 1791/2 Bengal. Capt William Dick Gamage. Downs 23 May 1792 - 30 Sep Diamond Harbour - 9 Feb 1793 Saugor - 10 Jun St Helena - 24 Aug Long Reach.


Crew on First Voyageref:925

(Charles Foulis, Esq.) , .
Capt. Wm. Dick Gamage
1 John William Wood
2 James Duthy
3 William Wagstaffe
4 Dick Watson
Sur. Henry Dunn
Pur, John Glassfurd
Sailed Ports. 3 April, 1780
Arr. Downs, 15 March, 1782


Crew on Second VoyageEICS

(Charles Foulis, Esq.)
Capt. Wm. Dick Gamage
1 John Bevan
2 Charles Lindegreen
3 James Nash
4 James Cresley
Sur. John Lyme
Pur. James Glassford
Sailed Ports. 11 March, 1783

Arr. Downs, 28 Aug. 1784



 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Friday 14th of June 2019 14:50

From Hackman book:

1793: Sold to Boyce Combe, London, Placed in the West Indies trade.
17.8.1794: Taken by the French frigates LA SYBILLE, LA GLORIA, and LA REPUBLIQUE, while on passage
from London to San Domingo.
1794: Sold to the Danish East India Company by her captors and renamed HENRIETTA. Returned to the Far East
trade

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