Busbridge

29125
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched28.1.1782EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1805EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck143' 10"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel116' 9"Imperial Feet35.3711 
Breadth35' 3"Imperial Feet10.6832 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen771Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1782 - 8.1784Captain (HEIC)Alexander Todd (c.1736-?)EICS1785 - 1793Captain (HEIC)Thomas RobertsonEICS1794 - 1795Captain (HEIC)Samuel MaitlandEICS1796 - 1799Captain (HEIC)John Dobrée (1766-1814)EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft 10in, keel 116ft 9in, breadth 35ft 3in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 8in, port cell 26ft 2in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 3in, roundhouse 6ft 4in, ports 13 middle & upper, 771 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-6 Robert Preston,

7 Samuel Dobrée.

Voyages:

(1) 1781/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Alexander Tod. Portsmouth 11 Sep 1782 - 7 Aug 1784 Downs.

(2) 1784/5 China. Capt Thomas Robertson. Downs 15 Mar 1785 - 24 Sep Whampoa - left China 28 Jan 1786 - 2 May St Helena - 10 Jul Long Reach.

(3) 1786/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Robertson. Downs 19 Feb 1787 - 6 Jun Madras - 27 Jun Diamond Harbour - 16 Nov Cox's Island - 6 Jan 1788 Madras - 2 Mar St Helena - 29 Apr Long Reach.

(4) 1788/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Robertson. Downs 7 Mar 1789 - 24 Jun Madras - 3 Jul Diamond Harbour - 23 Nov Cox's Island - 14 Dec Saugor - 2 Mar 1790 St Helena - 1 May Long Reach.

(5) 1791/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Robertson. Downs 15 Apr 1792 - 25 Aug Madras - 19 Sep Diamond Harbour - 7 Feb 1793 Saugor - 22 May St Helena - 24 Aug Long Reach.

(6) 1793/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Samuel Mitland. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 11 Sep Madras - 15 Oct Diamond Harbour - 31 Dec Saugor - 3 Mar 1795 Madras - 24 May St Helena - 19 Oct Long Reach.

(7) 1795/6 Bengal, Madras and Penang. Capt John Dobrée. Portsmouth 11 Aug 1796 - 18 Nov Cape - 28 Feb 1797 Kedgeree - 2 Apr Diamond Harbour - 29 Aug Madras - 17 Sep Penang - 9 Dec Madras - 29 Feb 1798 Calcutta - 5 Jul Diamond Harbour - 10 Aug Saugor - 2 Oct Madras - 3 Jan 1799 Cape - 8 Feb St Helena - 15 Jul Long Reach.



 

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