Belvedere

29040
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched18.4.1787W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardWest Itchenor - Chichester W024
ConstructorCaleb Crookenden (d.1801)W024
CategoryMerchantW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1805W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck151' 9 ½"Imperial Feet46.0375 
Length of Keel122' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet37.2047 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen988Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1787/04/18 - 1790Edward FiottW024
1790 - 1791John FiottW024
1791 - 1800Samuel Bonham (c.1729-1821)W024
1801 - 1802Charles ChristieW024

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1793 - 1800Captain (HEIC)Charles ChristieW024


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Crockenden at Itchenor, launched 1786, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 151ft 9½in, keel 122ft 1¾in, breadth 39ft, hold 16ft, wing transom 25ft 2in, port cell 27ft 7in, waist 3ft 1in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 5in, ports 13 middle & upper, deck range 84ft 7in, 988 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Edward Fiott,

2 John Fiott,

3-6 Samuel Bonham.

Voyages:

(1) 1786/7 China. Capt William Greer. Portsmouth 9 Jun 1787 - 6 Nov Whampoa - 14 Feb 1788 Second Bar - 20 Jul St Helena - 25 Sep Long Reach.

(2) 1789/90 Madras and China. Capt William Greer. Portsmouth 20 Feb 1790 - 3 Jun Johanna - 28 Jun Madras - 15 Aug Penang - 7 Oct Whampoa - 16 Mar 1791 Macao - 6 Jul St Helena - 23 Sep Long Reach.

(3) 1792/3 Bombay. Capt Charles Christie. Portsmouth 7 Jul 1793 - 25 Nov Colombo - 3 Dec Tellicherry - 17 Dec Calicut - 5 Jan 1794 Bombay - 15 Mar Tellicherry - 31 Mar Calicut - 10 Apr Quilon - 26 Jun St Helena - 10 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1794/5 St Helena and China. Capt Charles Christie. Portsmouth 9 Jul 1795 - 30 Sep St Helena - 21 Nov Cape - 28 Mar 1796 Whampoa - 9 May Second Bar - 29 Jun Macao - 20 Jun St Helena - 13 Feb 1797 Gravesend.

(5) 1796/7. Capt Charles Christie. Portsmouth 6 Nov 1797 - 22 Nov Madeira - 3 Feb 1798 Cape - 29 May Bombay - 18 Sep Cannanore - 17 Oct Colombo - 5 Nov Cannanore - 22 Nov Bombay - Jan 1799 cruising between Cannanore and Mangalore - 8 Feb Bombay - 4 Sep St Helena - 12 Jan 1800 Cork - Feb Downs.

(6) 1800/1 China. Capt James Peter Fearon. Portsmouth 19 May 1801 - 31 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 1 Nov Penang - 30 Jan 1802 Whampoa - 20 Mar Second Bar - 8 Jul St Helena - 16 Sep Gravesend.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W024East India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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