Britannia

29110
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched14.12.1761EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe EICS
ConstructorJohn Randall (d.1776)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1773EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth34' 0"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Burthen676Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1761/12/14 - 1773Thomas LaneEICS

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1762 - 1767Captain (HEIC)Thomas Bales RousEICS1768 - 1770Captain (HEIC)Robert RousEICS1771 - 1773Captain (HEIC)James SwithinEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
6.5.1762Sailed from Portsmouth ref:925
29.6.1764Arrived at The Downs ref:925


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1761, 3 decks, 3in bottom, keel 110ft, breadth 34ft, 676 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Thomas Lane.

Voyages:

(1) 1761/2 Bombay and China. Capt Thomas Bales Rous. Portsmouth 6 May 1762 - 9 Sep Johanna - 10 Nov Bombay - 23 Dec Onore - 7 Jan 1763 Calicut - 9 Jan Cochin - 15 Jan Anjengo - 23 Jan Cochin - 6 Feb Tellicherry - 4 Mar Goa - 18 Mar Bombay - 9 May Tellicherry - 5 Jun Masulipatam - 31 Jul Malacca - 3 Sep Whampoa - 24 Dec Second Bar - 18 Apr 1764 St Helena - 29 Jun Downs.

(2) 1765/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Bales Rous. Plymouth 1 Jan 1766 - 23 Jan Madeira - 2 Jun Johanna - 7 Jul Madras - 1 Aug Kedgeree - 2 Jan 1767 Ingeli - 23 Apr Cape - 18 May St Helena - 20 Jul Downs.

(3) 1768/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Rous. Downs 12 Dec 1768 - 8 Jan 1769 Madeira 20 Jan - 27 Jan Madeira - 20 Apr Cape - 8 Jun Johanna - 11 Jul Madras - 31 Jul Culpee - 1 Jan 1770 Ingeli - 18 Jan Madras - 22 Mar Mauritius - 22 May St Helena - 7 Jun Ascension - 29 Jul Downs.

(4) 1770/1 Bombay. Capt James Swithin. Downs 22 Jun 1771 - 26 Jul 1773 Downs.



 

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