Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorPrivate Owners
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly EICS
Ship TypeMerchantman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1810EICS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen800Tons BM 


1807 - 1810Benjamin FergussonEICS

1 Commanding Officer

17.4.1809 - 30.5.1810Captain (HEIC)John NicholEICS

Notes on Ship


Built at Calcutta 1807, 800 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Benjamin Fergusson.


(1) From Bengal 1809. Capt John Nichol. Calcutta 17 Apr 1809 - 14 Jul Saugor - 21 Sep Madras - 25 Dec Cape - 27 Jan 1810 St Helena - 17 Apr Gravesend.


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Posted by Tom Moffatt on Saturday 22nd of February 2020 16:01

The Boyne, built of teak in Bengal 1807, was sold to J. Timbrell, and had a long history as first "Moffat" and then "Moffatt". A regular ship for the EIC, then from 1833 made at least voyages from England as a convict ship to Tasmania (2) and Port Jackson (2), and as an emigrant ship to Adelaide. Continued in service through 1840s, and was listed as a working ship even in 1854. "Teak wins" one might say.

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