Caernarvon

29129
Marquis of Caernarvon
Nominal Guns30EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched29.9.1755EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1766EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen660Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
29.9.175599 EICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1765Captain (HEIC)Norton HutchinsonEICS

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.11.1755 - 2.10.1758Fourth MateWilliam SmithEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
1758

Captured by a French warship but recaptured immediately by the Somerset and brought into Milford Haven.

EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons, 99 crew, 30 guns.

Principal Managing Owner: John Hallett.

Voyages:

(1) 1755/6 Madras and China. Capt Norton Hutchinson. Downs 2 Jan 1756 - 8 Aug Madras - 23 Sep Malacca - 9 Dec Batavia - 2 Jul 1757 Whampoa - 10 Jan 1758 Second Bar - 3 Jun St Helena - 2 Aug Fernando Loronho - captured by French 18 Oct, recovered - 27 Mar 1759 Downs.

(2) 1759/60 Madras and China. Capt Norton Hutchinson. Downs 1 Feb 1760 - 31 Jul Fort St David - 11 Aug Madras - 15 Nov Batavia - 12 Apr Whampoa - 30 Jun Second Bar - left China 23 Dec - 14 Jan 1762 Malacca - 24 Apr St Helena - 16 Jul Carrick Road - 12 Aug Long Reach.

(3) 1763/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Norton Hutchinson. Downs 20 Feb 1764 - 5 Mar Madeira - 29 Jun Johanna - 31 Jul Madras - 25 Aug Ingeli - 4 Oct Culpee - 12 Dec Ingeli - 26 Jan 1765 Madras - 16 Jul St Helena - 22 Oct Gravesend.



 

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