Bridgewater

29101
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched30.9.1769EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
ConstructorWilliam Dudman (1718-1772)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1782EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck141' 2 ½"Imperial Feet42.9895 
Length of Keel113' 1"Imperial Feet34.4444 
Breadth37' 4 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Depth in Hold14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen840Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1769/09/30 - 1772John Wood EICS
1772 - 1774Ann WoodEICS
1774 - 1782Nicholas SkottoweEICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.10.1769 - 1777Captain (HEIC)Nicholas SkottoweEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Dudman, launched 1769, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 141ft 2½in, keel 113ft 1in, breadth 37ft 4½in, hold 14ft 8in, wing transom 22ft 10½in, between decks 6ft 3in, 840 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 John Wood,

2 Mrs Ann Wood,

3-4 Nicholas Skottowe.

Voyages:

(1) 1769/70 Madras and China. Capt Nicholas Skottowe. Portsmouth 11 Jan 1770 - 26 Jan Madeira - 22 May Johanna - 30 Jun Madras - 4 Oct Whampoa - 4 Feb 1771 Bocca Tigris - 30 May St Helena - 20 Aug Downs.

(2) 1772/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Nicholas Skottowe. Portsmouth 6 Mar 1773 - 20 Jun Johanna - 22 Jul Madras - 17 Aug Kedgeree - 14 Dec Ingeli - 6 Jan 1774 Madras - 21 May St Helena - 19 Aug Downs.

(3) 1776/7 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt William Parker. Portsmouth 28 Feb 1777 - 20 Jun St Helena - 10 Oct Batavia - 24 Jan 1778 Princes Island - 15 Feb Bencoolen - 30 Apr Pulau Pisang - 28 May Manna - 6 Jun Pring - 19 Jun Benkulen - 23 Nov St Helena - 23 Mar 1779 Downs.

(4) 1779/80 Madras and China. Capt William Parker. Portsmouth 12 Feb 1780 - 16 Jun Johanna - 23 Jul Madras - 10 Oct Whampoa - 23 Jan 1781 Second Bar - 2 Mar Balambangan - 26 Jun St Helena - 1 Nov Downs.



 

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