Bellona

29037
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1782EICS
First Commissioned1792EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLimehouse - London EICS
ConstructorWilliam Woolcombe (d.1825)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Captured28.2.1810EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck113' 5 ½"Imperial Feet34.4551 
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth30' 10 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen472Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1792 - 1794Captain (HEIC)Matthew BoydEICS1795 - 1798Captain (HEIC)William Ward FarrerEICS1801 - 1802Captain (HEIC)Edwin LambEICS

 

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Posted by AvM on Friday 14th of June 2019 14:38

Hackman book:

1782: Built by Woolcombe, Limehouse, for Boyd & Co. Captain Matthew Boyd.
6.8.1792 - 30.8.1794: Botany Bay and China.
2) 12.7.1795 - 7.8.1796: Bengal direct. Captain William Ward Farrer.
3) 2.10.1796 - 10.7.1798: Amboyna direct.
25.11.1802: Register cancelled, sold to foreign buyers.
10.11.1804: Re-registered. Bought back by Boyd & Co.
28.2.1811: Taken by the French privateer INVINCIBLE NAPOLEON, when on passage from London for Amelia
Island, Florida. Set on fire and scuttled.

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