Bridgewater

29103
Nominal GunsUnknownref:463
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched5.10.1812ref:463
How acquiredPurpose builtref:463
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey ref:463
ConstructorDaniel Brent (1764-1834)ref:463
CategoryMerchantref:463
Ship TypeEast Indiaman ref:463
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:463
Sold for Break Up1831ref:463

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:463
Length of Gundeck166' 5"Imperial Feet50.5987 
Length of Keel134' 9"Imperial Feet40.8499 
Breadth42' 3"Imperial Feet12.8397 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1276Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1812/10/05 - 1831James SimsEICS

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 1818Captain (HEIC)Philip HughesEICS1819 - 1820Captain (HEIC)Charles Sheldon TiminsEICS1821 - 1824Captain (HEIC)William MitchellEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Brent, launched 1812, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 166ft 5in, keel 135ft 8 5/8in, breadth 42ft 2 ½in, hold 17 ft ½in, wing transom 25ft 6in, port cell 29ft 3in, waist 1ft 4in, between decks 6ft 4¼in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 5½in, ports 14 middle & upper, deck range 98ft 3in, 1276 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: James Sims.

Voyages:

(1) 1812/3 Madras and China. Capt Philip Hughes. Portsmouth 29 Jan 1813 - 7 May Cape - 7 Jul Madras - 17 Aug Penang - 8 Sep Malacca - 25 Oct Whampoa - 21 Feb 1814 Second Bar - 26 May St Helena - 11 Aug Long Reach.

(2) 1814/5 Madras and China. Capt Philip Hughes. Portsmouth 28 Feb 1815 - 22 Jul Madras - 1 Sep Penang - 21 Sep Malacca - 29 Oct Whampoa - 24 Dec Second Bar - 26 Mar 1816 St Helena - 15 May Long Reach.

(3) 1816/7 Madras and China. Capt. Philip Hughes. Portsmouth 14 Mar 1817 - 26 Jun Madras - 6 Aug Penang - 26 Sep Whampoa - 3 Dec Second Bar - 12 Mar 1818 Cape - 28 Mar St Helena - 4 Jun Long Reach.

(4) 1818/9 St Helena and China. Capt Charles Sheldon Timins. Downs 22 Apr 1819 - 4 Jul St Helena - 30 Sep Penang - 6 Dec Whampoa - 30 Jan 1820 Second Bar - 16 Feb Macao - 19 Apr St Helena - 23 Jun Long Reach.

(5) 1820/1 China. Capt William Mitchell. Downs 28 Apr 1821 - 11 Aug Penang - 2 Sep Malacca - 5 Sep Singapore - 5 Oct Whampoa - 14 Jan 1822 Second Bar - left China 22 Mar - 24 Jun St Helena - 18 Aug Long Reach.

(6) 1822/3 St Helena, Bombay and China. Capt William Mitchell. Downs 27 Feb 1823 - 30 Apr St Helena - 8 Jul Bombay - 13 Sep Singapore - 6 Oct Whampoa - 7 Dec Second Bar - 10 Mar 1824 St Helena - 6 May Blackwall.

(7) 1824/5 Bengal and China. Capt John Rennie Manderson. Portsmouth 27 Jan 1825 - 24 May Balasore - 15 Aug Penang - 29 Aug Malacca - 4 Sep Singapore - 26 Sep Whampoa 18 Nov - 2 Feb 1826 St Helena - 4 Apr Long Reach.

(8) 1826/7 Bombay and China. Capt John Rennie Manderson. Downs 4 Jan 1827 - 7 May Bombay - 29 Jul Singapore - 10 Aug Whampoa - 12 Oct Second Bar - 24 Jan 1828 St Helena - 16 Mar Blackwall.

(9) 1828/9 Bengal and China. Capt John Rennie Manderson. Downs 11 Jan 1829 - 30 Apr Saugor - 10 Jul Penang - 16 Aug Whampoa - 23 Nov Second Bar - Macao 31 Jan 1830 - 5 Mar dismissed in hurricane - 11 Apr Madras - 8 May Calcutta - condemned at Calcutta 31 May 1831.



 

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