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Benjamin

29060
Nominal Guns22EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched13.10.1741EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCarter's Yard - Limehouse Hole EICS
Constructor
Robert CarterBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1737-1751
EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast IndiamanEICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1751EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen360Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1741/10/13 - 1751
Charles GoughBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1741-1751
EICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.10.174170 EICS

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1742 - 1746Captain (HEIC)
Benjamin WayBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1742-1746
EICS
1747 - 1751Captain (HEIC)
George MeardBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1744-1757
EICS

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1744 - 19.8.1746Chief Mate
George MeardBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1744-1757
IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

350/360 tons, 22 guns, 70 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1741/2 Bombay and Madras. Capt Benjamin Way. Portsmouth 21 Feb 1742 - 10 Jun Johanna - 26 Jul Bombay - 12 Sep Madras - 30 Dec Cape - 9 Aug 1743 Deptford.

(2) 1743/4 Madras and Benkulen. Capt Benjamin Way. Portsmouth 27 May 1644 - 24 Sep Case - 15 Jan 1745 Madras - 4 Apr Benkulen - 15 Apr Batavia - 26 May Benkulen - 20 Jul Fort St David - 25 Jul Madras - 4 Dec Cape - 10 Jun 1746 Galway - 31 Jul Deptford.

(3) 1746/7 Madras and Benkulen. Capt George Meard. Portsmouth 3 Mar 1747 - 14 Mar Madeira - 1 Jun Cape - 21 Sep Batavia - 3 Nov Malacca - 14 Jan 1748 Fort St David - 11 Feb Negapatam - 22 Feb Fort St David - 4 Mar Negapatam - 1 Apr Madras - 4 Apr Pulicat - 24 Apr Madras - 4 May Fort St David 4 Sep - 26 Oct Benkulen - 31 Dec Jan 1749 Cape - 25 Feb St Helena - 9 Jun Deptford.

(4) 1749/50 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Meard. Downs 5 Apr 1750 - 29 Jul Johanna - 4 Sep Fort St David - 6 Oct Rogues River - Kedgeree 27 Feb 1751 - 9 Jun St Helena - 27 Aug Deptford.



 

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