Bombay

29088
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched14.5.1808EICS
First Commissioned14.5.1788EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay EICS
ConstructorJamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia (1756-1821)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1860EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck163' 11"Imperial Feet49.6828 
Length of Keel132' 5 ½"Imperial Feet40.2463 
Breadth42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1242Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1808/05/14 - 1824John ForbesEICS
1824 - 1835Henry Templer (c.1784-1838)EICS
1847 - 1860Duncan DunbarEICS

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1810 - 1811Captain (HEIC)Archibald HamiltonEICS1812 - 1813Captain (HEIC)Montgomerie HamiltonEICS1813 - 1820Captain (HEIC)Archibald HamiltonEICS1821 - 1822Captain (HEIC)Charles GrahamEICS1823 - 1824Captain (HEIC)John HineEICS1825 - 1828Captain (HEIC)John CharrettieEICS1831 - 1834Captain (HEIC)James KellawayEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built at Bombay 1807, 3 decks, 5in bottom, length 163ft 11in, keel 132ft 5 5/8in, breadth 42ft, hold 17ft 3in, wing transom 25ft 1in, port cell 30ft 7in, waist 1ft 10in, between decks 6ft 8in & 6ft 7½in, roundhouse 6ft 7¼in, ports 14 middle & 13 upper, deck range 92ft 9in, 1243 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

2-7 John Forbes,

8-12 Henry Templer.

Voyages:

(1) From Bombay 1809. Capt John Stewart.

(2) 1809/10 China. Capt Archibald Hamilton. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1810 - 5 Sep Penang - 25 Sep Malacca - 6 Dec Whampoa - 9 Feb 1811 Second Bar - 11 Jul St Helena - 18 Sep Falmouth - 18 Oct Blackwall.

(3) 1811/2 China. Capt Montgomerie Hamilton. Portsmouth 25 Mar 1812 - 20 Apr Madeira - 10 Aug Batavia - 29 Sep Whampoa - 30 Nov Second Bar - 27 Mar 1813 St Helena - 18 Jun Blackwall.

(4) 1813/4 Bombay and China. Capt Archibald Hamilton. Portsmouth 31 Dec 1813 - 21 May 1814 Bombay - 6 Aug Kedah - 29 Sep Lintin - 30 Nov Whampoa - 8 Jan 1815 Second Bar - 15 Apr Cochin - 9 May Bombay - 18 Oct Cape - 6 Nov St Helena - 14 Jan 1816 Blackwall.

(5) 1816/7 Bombay and China. Capt Archibald Hamilton. Downs 7 Jan 1817 - 17 May Bombay - 27 Jul Penang - 14 Aug Malacca - 12 Sep Whampoa - 22 Nov Second Bar - 23 Mar 1818 St Helena - 20 May Long Reach.

(6) 1818/9 St Helena, Bombay and China. Capt Archibald Hamilton. Portsmouth 1 Mar 1819 - 4 May St Helena - 5 Aug Bombay - 4 Jan 1820 Batavia - 28 Feb Whampoa - 16 Mar Second Bar - 26 Jul St Helena - 29 Sep Long Reach.

(7) 1820/1 China. Capt Charles Graham. Downs 28 Apr 1821 - 7 Sep Whampoa - 12 Nov Second Bar - 3 Feb 1822 Cape - 22 Feb St Helena - 22 Apr Northfleet.

(8) 1822/3 China. Capt John Hine. Downs 20 Apr 1823 - 7 Aug Whampoa - 8 Nov Second Bar - 2 Feb 1824 St Helena - 23 Mar Long Reach.

(9) 1824/5 China. Capt John Charretie. Downs 4 May 1825 - 13 Sep Whampoa - 11 Dec Second Bar - 10 Apr 1826 St Helena - 8 Jun Long Reach.

(10) 1826/7 Madras and China. Capt John Charretie. Downs 9 Mar 1827 - 12 Jun Madras - 28 Jul Penang - 22 Aug Singapore - 21 Oct Whampoa - 8 Nov Second Bar - 23 Feb St Helena - 14 Apr Gravesend.

(11) 1830/1 China. Capt James Kellaway. Downs 4 May 1831 - 27 Aug Whampoa - 30 Nov Second Bar - 29 Mar 1832 St Helena - 19 May Blackwall.

(12) 1832/3 St Helena, Bengal and China. Capt James Kellaway. Downs 17 Jan 1833 - 15 Mar St Helena - 6 Jun Saugor - 15 Aug Penang - 2 Sep Singapore - 26 Sep Whampoa - 10 Nov Second Bar - 1 Feb 1834 St Helena - 30 Mar Long Reach.



Sources


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

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