Bombay Merchant

29089
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Launched21.12.1668EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLondon - Thames EICS
ConstructorWilliam Castle (1629-1681)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1682EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen393Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.12.166830 EICS

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1668 - 1673Captain (HEIC)George ErwinEICS1675 - 1679Captain (HEIC)Roger BennettEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

370/400 tons, 2½ decks, 24/30 guns, 72/91 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1668/9 Surat. Capt George Erwin. 15 Jul 1670.

(2) 1670/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Erwin.

(3) 1672/3 Madras and Surat. Capt George Erwin.

(4) 1674/5 Madras, Bengal and Bantam. Capt George Bennett. 10 Jan 1675 - 7 Jun 1676.

(5) 1676/7 Bantam and Surat. Capt Roger Bennett. 25 Mar 1677 - Mar 1679.



Sources


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

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