Nominal Guns50EICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (1761-1848)EICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
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 


1811/12/18 - 1815/01/18Gabriel GillettEICS

1 Commanding Officer

28.12.1811 - 18.1.1815Captain (HEIC)George NichollsEICS

Notes on Ship


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.


(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.


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Monday 30th of March 2020 04:37FloristaSpanish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'America' (1766) (60)
Saturday 28th of March 2020 06:15Tim OakleyBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Vestal' (1779) (28)
Thursday 26th of March 2020 20:15Steve ManuelAmerican Privateer ship 'General Putnam' (1778) (20)
Thursday 26th of March 2020 08:36Tim OakleyEdward Hamilton Clark
Tuesday 24th of March 2020 01:15J R FreemanSir Thomas Teddeman (1620-1668)