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Bridgewater

29100
Nominal Guns28EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched9.1719EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLondon - Thames EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold1731EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen430Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1719/09 - 1731Henry Gough (1681-1751)EICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.171982 EICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1719 - 1731Captain (HEIC)Edward WilliamsonEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

360/410 tons, 28 guns, 72/82 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1719/20 China and Madras. Capt Edward Williamson. Downs 27 Dec 1719 - 17 Feb 1720 Plymouth - 15 Jul Batavia - 24 Aug Whampoa - 18 Dec Malacca - 9 Jan 1721 Madras - 23 Apr Cape - 29 May St Helena - 29 Aug Erith.

(2) 1722/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Edward Williamson. Downs 6 Mar 1723 - 2 Apr Madeira - 16 Aug Madras - 11 Sep Rogues River - 23 Jan 1724 Pipli - 2 May St Helena - 17 Jul Thames.

(3) 1726/7 Bengal. Capt Edward Williamson. Downs 8 Mar 1727 - 6 Apr São Tiago - 23 Jul Madras - 19 Aug 'Bengal river' - 26 Jan 1728 Balasore - 20 May St Helena - 5 Aug Woolwich.

(4) 1729/30 Madras and Bengal. Capt Edward Williamson. Downs 10 Feb 1730 - 2 Jul Madras - 31 Jul Rogues River - 23 May 1731 St Helena - 20 Aug Woolwich.



Sources


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

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