Boddam

29082
Nominal GunsUnknownref:463
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched27.12.1787ref:463
How acquiredPurpose builtref:463
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards ref:463
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (1735-1795)ref:463
CategoryMerchantref:463
Ship TypeEast Indiaman ref:463
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:463
Hired out1803ref:463

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:463
Length of Keel128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth38' 6"Imperial Feet11.6015 
Burthen1021Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1787/12/27 - 1803William Palmer (1768-1821)ref:463

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1788 - 1789Captain (HEIC)Joseph Elliottref:4631791 - 1795Captain (HEIC)John Jonesref:4631796 - 1800Captain (HEIC)George Palmer (1772-1853)ref:4631801 - 1802Captain (HEIC)John Jonesref:463


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1787, 3 decks, 4in bottom, keel 128ft, breadth 38ft 6in, 1021 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: William Palmer.

Voyages:

(1) 1787/8 Madras and China. Capt Joseph Elliott. Portsmouth 5 Apr 1788 - 19 Jul Madras - 1 Oct Whampoa - 17 Dec Second Bar - 14 Apr 1789 St Helena - 12 Jun Long Reach.

(2) 1790/1 Madras and China. Capt John Jones. Downs 25 Feb 1791 - 16 Jun Madras - 13 Sep Whampoa - 13 Nov Second Bar - 27 Feb 1792 St Helena - 24 Apr Long Reach.

(3) 1793/4 Madras and China. Capt John Jones. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 4 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 7 Sep Madras - 5 Oct Penang - 15 Oct Malacca - 31 Jan 1795 Whampoa - 5 Mar Second Bar - 26 Apr Malacca - 24 Aug St Helena - 28 Nov Long Reach.

(4) 1795/6 St Helena, Madras and China. Capt George Palmer. Portsmouth 17 May 1796 - 21 Jul St Helena - 1 Oct Madras - 30 Nov Colombo - 8 Apr 1797 Whampoa - 11 May Second Bar - 19 Jun returned to China for repairs - 24 Jul Macao - 28 Aug Whampoa - 16 Dec Second Bar - 17 Jan 1798 Malacca - 18 Mar Cape - 15 Apr St Helena - 25 Jun Cork - 12 Jul Long Reach.

(5) 1798/9 Madras and China. Capt George Palmer. Portsmouth 2 Apr 1799 - 5 Aug Madras - 2 Sep Penang - 14 Sep Malacca - 30 Oct Whampoa - 25 Dec Second Bar - 18 Jan 1800 Malacca - 11 Apr St Helena - 28 Jun Long Reach.

(6) 1800/1 Madras and China. Capt John Jones. Portsmouth 31 Mar 1801 - 26 Jul Madras - 28 Aug Penang - 10 Sep Malacca - 28 Sep Whampoa - 16 Dec Second Bar - 13 Apr 1802 St Helena - 12 Jun Long Reach.



 

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