Bengal

29047
Nominal Guns50W024
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched18.12.1811W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall W024
ConstructorJohn Wells (1761-1848)W024
CategoryMerchantW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt18.1.1815W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck149' 4"Imperial Feet45.4173 
Length of Keel120' 2"Imperial Feet36.5785 
Breadth38' 8"Imperial Feet11.6078 
Depth in Hold15' 0 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen950Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1811/12/18 - 1815/01/18Gabriel GillettW024

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.12.1811 - 18.1.1815Captain (HEIC)George NichollsW024


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1811, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 149ft 4in, keel 120ft 1 3/8in, breadth 38ft 8in, hold 15ft ½in, wing transom 24ft, port cell 26ft 10in, waist 1ft 3in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 3 ¼in, ports 13 middle & 12 upper, deck range 86ft 6in, 955 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Gabriel Gillett.

Voyages:

(1) 1811/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Nicholls. Portsmouth 10 Mar 1812 - 9 Jul Madras - 25 Jul Diamond Harbour - 16 Oct Saugor - 14 Feb 1813 St Helena - 16 May Long Reach.

(2) 1813/4 Bengal. Capt George Nicholls. Portsmouth 10 May 1814 - burnt 18 Jan 1815 at Point de Galle.



Sources


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

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