Boyd

29095
Nominal GunsUnknownW024
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1783W024
How acquiredPurpose builtW024
ShipyardLimehouse - London W024
CategoryMerchantW024
Ship TypeWest Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured8.1.1797W024

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW024
Length of Gundeck109' 8"Imperial Feet33.2458 
Length of Keel87' 0"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold11' 11"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen425Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1795 - 8.1.1797Captain (HEIC)Robert YoungW024


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Hill, measured 1795, 3 decks, length 109ft 8in, keel 87ft, breadth 29ft 8in, hold 11ft 11in, wing transom 19ft 9in, waist 8in, between decks 4ft 8in & 6ft 2in, ports 10 middle & upper, deck range 66ft, 407 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1794/5 St Helena and Bengal. Capt Robert Young. Portsmouth 8 Jul 1795 - 5 Sep Rio de Janeiro - 10 Nov St Helena - 24 Dec Cape - 31 Mar 1796 Calcutta - 22 Jun Kedgeree - 29 Sep Cape - 28 Oct St Helena - 8 Jan 1797 'towards England', engagement with a French ship.



Sources


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

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