Bridgewater

29102
Nominal GunsUnknownref:463
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched2.1786ref:463
How acquiredPurpose builtref:463
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards ref:463
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (1735-1795)ref:463
CategoryMerchantref:463
Ship TypeEast Indiaman ref:463
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:463
Foundered1805ref:463

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:463
Length of Gundeck143' 5"Imperial Feet43.5894 
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 0"Imperial Feet10.9728 
Depth in Hold14' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen799Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1786/02 - 1805Nicholas Skottoweref:463

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1786 - 1789Captain (HEIC)William Parkerref:4631791 - 1793Captain (HEIC)Gregory Moffat Lewinref:4631794 - 1795Captain (HEIC)William Parkerref:4631796 - 1799Captain (HEIC)John Skottoweref:4631801 - 1804Captain (HEIC)George Lukinref:4631802 - 1805Captain (HEIC)Edward Hanmer Palmer (d.1805)EWIKI


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1785, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft 5in, keel 116ft, breadth 36ft, hold 14ft 9¾in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 2½in, waist 1ft ½in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 3in, roundhouse 6ft 3in, ports 13 middle & upper, 799 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Nicholas Skottowe.

Voyages:

(1) 1785/6 China. Capt William Parker. Portsmouth 14 Apr 1786 - 11 Sep Whampoa - 1 Jan 1787 Second Bar - 10 May St Helena - 29 Jun Long Reach.

(2) 1787/8 Madras and China. Capt William Parker. Downs 11 Apr 1788 - 19 Aug Madras - 13 Sep Masulipatam - 4 Oct Madras - 18 Nov Batavia - 4 Feb 1789 Whampoa - 2 Mar Second Bar - 21 Mar Macao - 28 Jun St Helena.

(3) 1790/1 Madras, Bengal and China. Capt Gregory Moffat Lewin. Portsmouth 25 May 1791 - 9 Oct Madras - 23 Nov Diamond Harbour - 5 Dec Saugor - 11 Jan 1792 Vizagapatam - 22 Jan Madras - 7 Feb Nagore - 16 Feb Madras - 29 Mar Bombay - 29 May Madras - 14 Jul Penang - 1 Sep Malacca - 19 Sep Whampoa - 12 Nov Second Bar - 19 Feb 1793 St Helena - 22 Apr Long Reach.

(4) 1793/4 Bombay and China. Capt William Parker. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 4 Sep Bombay - 26 Feb 1795 Whampoa - 22 Apr Second Bar - 22 May Macao - 5 Aug Batavia - 16 Oct St Helena - 26 Dec Northfleet.

(5) 1795/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Skottowe. Portsmouth 17 May 1796 - 10 Sep Madras - 21 Oct Diamond Harbour - 2 Jan 1797 Saugor - 2 Feb Colombo - 25 Mar Trincomalee - 12 Jul Cape - 11 Sep St Helena - 18 Dec Gravesend.

(6) 1797/8 China. Capt John Skottowe. Portsmouth 29 Apr 1798 - 6 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 3 Dec Whampoa - 22 Jan 1799 Second Bar - 22 Feb Malacca - 17 May St Helena - 31 Jul Long Reach.


EIC Journal (2)IORMAR

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Madras. Capt George Lukin. Downs 24 Jan 1801 - 21 May Madras 14 Aug - 10 Oct 'towards England'.



 

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