Berkeley Castle

29061
Nominal Guns40EICS
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1669EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLondon - Thames EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Captured16.3.1692EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen650Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1669130 EICS

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1670 - 1676Captain (HEIC)Robert FisherEICS1678 - 1682Captain (HEIC)William TalbotEICS1680 - 1682Captain (HEIC)Benjamin HarryEICS1682 - 1690Captain (HEIC)John ConsettEICS1692 - 16.3.1691/92Captain (HEIC)Samuel HydeIORMAR

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.6.1686 - 30.5.1690Chief MatePhilip LeeIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

3 decks, 24/40 guns, 106/130 crew, 500/650 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1669/70 Surat. Capt Robert Fisher. Downs 18 Mar 1670 - 9 Jul Johanna - 19 Aug Bombay - Surat - 12 Jun 1671 Downs.

(2) 1671/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Fisher. Downs Dec 1671 -.

(3) 1673/4 Bantam. Capt Robert Fisher. Downs 9 May 1674 - 31 May 1675 Downs.

(4) 1675/6 Surat. Capt Robert Fisher. Downs 21 Mar 1676-.

(5) 1677/8 Bantam. Capt William Talbot. Downs 12 Feb 1678 - 8 May 1679 Downs.

(6) 1679/80 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Talbot. Plymouth 15 Feb 1680 - 13 Jul Madras - 23 Aug Masulipatam - 1 Sep Balasore 25 Jan 1681 - 21 Feb Madras - 6 Jul Mauritius - 6 Nov St Helena - 13 Jan 1682 Downs.

(7) 1681/2 Surat. Capt John Consett. Downs 3 Aug 1682 - 1 Jun 1684 Downs.

(8) 1685/6 Sumatra and Bengal. Capt John Consett. Downs 29 Jun 1686 - 25 Jul São Tiago - 18 Oct Cape - 29 Dec Benkulen - 11 Jan 1687 Indrapura - 25 Apr Acheh - 6 Jul Balasore - 28 Sep Hugli - 9 Apr 1688 Bombay - 23 Aug Muscat - 2 Sep Bandar Abbas - 7 Dec Bombay - 3 Sep 1689 from Bombay - 29 Oct Mauritius - 8 Jan 1690 Cape - 14 Feb St Helena - 26 May Downs.

(9) 1691/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Samuel Hyde. 16 Mar 1692 - captured by the French 1694, sank going into Brest.



 

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