Calcutta

29136
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1770EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1785EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Keel110' 11"Imperial Feet33.5305 
Breadth36' 2"Imperial Feet10.9813 
Depth in Hold14' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen771Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1770 - 1780George WillsonIORMAR
1781 - 1785William MoffatEICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.10.1770 - 13.9.1785Captain (HEIC)William ThomsonIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1770, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 138ft 4½in, keel 110ft 11in, breadth 36ft 2in, hold 14ft 3¼in, wing transom 23ft 1 ½in, port cell 24ft, between decks 5ft 9in, 771 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 George Willson

4 William Moffat.

Voyages:

(1) 1770/1 St Helena and China. Capt William Thomason. Portsmouth 11 Jan 1771 - 4 Apr St Helena - 3 Jul Batavia - 30 Aug Whampoa - 8 Jan 1772 Second Bar - 10 Apr Cape - 3 May St Helena - 22 Jul Long Reach.

(2) 1773/4 Madras and Bombay. Capt William Thomson. Plymouth 28 Apr 1774 - 20 May São Tiago - 18 Jul Cape - 18 Sep Madras - 20 Oct Negapatam - 23 Nov Colombo - 10 Dec Tellicherry - 31 Dec Mangalore - 10 Jan 1775 Goa - 3 Feb Bombay - 25 Feb Surat - 7 Mar Bombay - 4 Apr Tellicherry - 4 May Mangalore - 11 May Goa - 4 Jun Bombay - 26 Jun 1776 Cape - 22 Feb St Helena - 17 Jul Erith.

(3) 1777/8 Bengal and China. Capt William Thomson. Portsmouth 27 Apr 1778 - 25 May Madeira - 15 Aug Cape - 9 Dec Kedgeree - 21 Mar 1779 Ingeli - 20 May Malacca - 10 Jul Whampoa - 21 Jan 1780 Second Bar - 8 Feb Malacca - 23 Jun St Augustine's Bay - 25 Aug Cape - 29 Oct St Helena - 9 Jan 1781 Crookhaven - 28 Feb Long Reach.

(4) 1781/2 Bombay, Madras, Bengal and China. Capt William Thomson. Portsmouth 6 Feb 1782 - 29 Apr Rio de Janeiro - 5 Sep Bombay - 19 Oct Madras - 8 Dec Negrais - 15 Jan 1783 Kedgeree - left Bengal 30 May - 2 Aug Madras - 12 Nov Acheh - 28 Dec Bencoolen - 23 Jan 1784 Batavia - 5 Sep Whampoa - 9 Jan 1785 Second Bar - 25 Mar Cape - 30 Apr St Helena - 20 Jul Falmouth - 9 Aug Downs.



 

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