Berrington

29064
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched9.9.1783EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last Mentioned1803EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck144' 6"Imperial Feet43.8947 
Length of Keel117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth26' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet7.9439 
Depth in Hold14' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen816Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1783/09/09 - 1798 Donald Cameron (c.1765-1797)EICS
1798 - 1799 Thomas Newte (c.1749-1806)EICS

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1784 - 1785Captain (HEIC) John JohnstonEICS1786 - 1794Captain (HEIC) Thomas LeyEICS1795 - 1799Captain (HEIC) George RobertsonEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1783, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 144ft 6in, keel 117ft, breadth 26th 2¾in, hold 14ft 9¾in, wing transom 23ft 2in, port cell 26ft 5½in, waist 10in, between decks 5ft 11½in & 6ft 5¼in, roundhouse 6ft 4in, ports 13 middle & upper, 816 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-5 Donald Cameron

6 Thomas Newte.

Voyages:

(1) 1783/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Johnston. Downs 2 Feb 1784 - 12 May Johanna - 11 Jun Madras - 3 Jul Kedgeree - 22 Jan 1785 Saugor - 15 Apr St Helena - 23 Jun Blackwall.

(2) 1785/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Ley. Downs 4 Mar 1786 - 28 Jun Madras - 7 Jul Diamond Harbour - 29 Jan 1787 Saugor - 12 Feb Madras - 16 May Cape - 21 Jul St Helena - 19 Aug Long Reach.

(3) 1788/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Ley. Downs 23 Mar 1789 - 29 Jun Madras - 15 Jul Diamond Harbour - 9 Jan 1790 Saugor - 23 Feb Balasore - 23 May St Helena - 25 Jul Long Reach.

(4) 1792/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Ley. Portsmouth 5 Apr 1793 - 15 Aug Madras - 6 Diamond Harbour - 7 Nov Cox's Island - 11 Feb 1794 St Helena - 2 May Long Reach.

(5) 1794/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Robertson. Portsmouth 9 Jul 1795 - 7 Sep Santa Cruz - 15 Dec Madras - 22 Dec Tranquebar - 8 Jan 1796 Madras - 25 Feb Kedgeree - 18 May Saugor - 22 Jun Madras - 22 Aug Calcutta - 4 Jan 1797 Saugor - 2 Feb Colombo - 25 Mar Trincomalee - 12 Jul Cape - 11 Sep St Helena - 20 Dec Long Reach.

(6) 1797/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Robertson. Portsmouth 8 Jun 1798 - 29 Sep Madras - 26 Oct Diamond Harbour - 28 Dec Saugor - 18 May 1799 St Helena - 1 Aug Long Reach.



 

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