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29076
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1621W024
ShipyardUnknownW024
CategoryMerchantW024
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1641W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Burthen700Tons BM 


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built 1621, 700 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1621/2 Surat. Master Emanuel Butta. Downs Mar 1622 - 3 Oct Surat 6 Dec - 30 Dec Bandar Abbas - Hormuz 26 Jan 1623 - 11 Feb Surat - 24 May Mokha - 5 Oct Surat - 19 Jan 1624 Bandar Abbas - Surat Nov - Downs.

(2) 1625/6 Surat and Bantam. Master John Slade. Downs - 29 Jul 1626 Johanna - 3 Oct Surat - 27 May 1627 Batavia - Surat - 20 Jun 1628 Bantam - Surat 27 Dec - Bantam - Downs.

(3) 1629/30 Surat and Bantam. Downs 16 Mar 1630 - 14 Jul St Augustine's Bay - 7 Aug Johanna - 14 Oct Surat - 7 Feb 1631 Bandar Abbas - 5 Apr Surat - Bantam - Aug Sumatra - 28 Nov Surat - 26 Feb 1632 Bandar Abbas - 8 Apr Surat - 4 Jul Mauritius 1 Oct - 12 Nov Cape - 10 Dec St Helena - Apr 1633 Downs.

(4) 1633/4 Surat and Bantam. Master John Elsmore/John White. Downs Apr 1634 - Dec Surat - Bandar Abbas - Surat Apr 1635 - Bantam - Surat - Bandar Abbas 2 Jan 1636 - Surat 4 Feb - 14 May Goa - 3 Jul Mauritius - Mozambique Channel - 7 Oct Surat - Mozambique Channel - 12 Jun 1637 Masulipatam 27 Sep - 18 Jan 1638 Bandar Abbas - Surat 26 Mar - Jun Aden - 11 Dec Surat - left at Goa in 1639, broken up in 1641.



Sources


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

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