Bengal

29045
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched13.11.1799EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1809EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel118' 5 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth36' 0 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen819Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799/11/13 - 1808Gabriel GillettEICS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1800 - 1807Captain (HEIC)Adam Cumine (1767-1841)EICS1808 - aft.14.3.1809Captain (HEIC)Richard Harper Sharpe (d.aft.1809)EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1799, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft, keel 118ft 5½in, breadth 36ft ½in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 6½in, port cell 26ft 9in, waist 1ft 6in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 13 middle & 12 upper, deck range 84ft 5in, 818 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Gabriel Guillett.

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Bengal. Capt Adam Cumine. Torbay 27 May 1800 - 6 Dec Kedgeree - 25 Jan 1801 Saugor - 21 May St Helena - 24 Jul Cork - 14 Aug Long Reach.

(2) 1801/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Adam Cumine. Downs 14 Mar 1802 - 24 Jun Madras - 4 Jul Diamond Harbour - 17 Sep Saugor - 7 Oct Madras - 10 Nov Colombo - 27 Jan 1803 St Helena - 24 Apr Gravesend.

(3) 1803/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Adam Cumine. Portsmouth 8 May 1804 - 3 Sep Madras - 26 Sep Diamond Harbour - 9 Dec Saugor - 29 Jun 1805 St Helena - 14 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1805/6 Madras, Bengal and Penang. Capt Adam Cumine. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1806 - 27 Jun Madras - 9 Jul Diamond Harbour - 6 Sep Saugor - 17 Oct Penang - 13 Dec Kedgeree - 23 Jan 1807 Saugor - 23 Feb Madras - 19 Mar Colombo - 13 Jun St Helena - 10 Sep Long Reach.

(5) 1807/8 Ceylon and Bengal. Capt Richard Harper Sharpe. Portsmouth 8 May 1808 - disappeared after parting company 14 Mar 1809 off Mauritius.



Sources


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

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