Caledonian

29142
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1797EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
ConstructorFrances Barnard (d.1825)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeUnknownEICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1803EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck134' 1"Imperial Feet40.8439 
Length of Keel109' 7"Imperial Feet33.243 
Breadth32' 5"Imperial Feet9.8171 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen612Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1797 - 1803Robert CharnockIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1798 - 11.9.1800Captain (HEIC)Stephen HawesEICS11.7.1801 - 13.4.1803Captain (HEIC)John CraigEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Barnard, launched 1797, 3 decks, 4½in bottom, length 134ft 1in, keel 109ft 7in, breadth 32ft 5in, hold 14ft 2in, wing transom 20ft 2½in, waist 6in, between decks 6ft 4in & 6ft 5in, ports 10 middle, 612 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Robert Charnock.

Voyages:

(1) 1797/8 China, Bengal and Madras. Capt Stephen Hawes. Portsmouth 29 Apr 1798 - 6 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 9 Nov Whampoa - 7 Jan 1799 First Bar - 30 Jan Malacca - 9 Feb Penang - 10 Mar Diamond Harbour - 2 May Saugor - 3 Jun Madras - 23 Aug Calcutta - 5 Dec Saugor - 18 Mar 1800 Cape - 11 Jun St Helena - 13 Sep moorings.


EIC Journal (2)IORMAR

Voyages:

(1) 1800/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Craig. Portsmouth 23 Aug 1801 - 4 Feb 1802 Madras - 5 Mar Calcutta - 21 Sep Saugor - 19 Dec St Helena - 8 Mar 1803 Long Reach.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EICSEast India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Monday 5th of August 2019 20:29

Registered at London
#32 on 31 Jan 1798 master Stephen Howes 623bm
-> Jn Craig
#29 on 28 Jan 1805 master John Dennett 623bm


Posted by AvM on Saturday 3rd of August 2019 20:36

Registered at London
#32 on 31 Jan 1798 master Stephen Howes 623bm
-> Jn Craig
#29 on 28 Jan 1805 master John Dennett 623bm


Posted by AvM on Saturday 3rd of August 2019 20:33

Data from Hackman book
Please note completely different shipyard

CALEDONIAN. Ship. 1798-1803.
612.49/94 bm. 109'7 x 32'5 x 14'2
1.5.1794: Launched by John and William Scott, Greenock, for Hunter & Co., Greenock. Captain Michael Fish.
1794 - 1798: Trading to the West Indies and North America
1) 29.4.1798 - 13.9.1800: China and Bengal.
2) 9.4.1801 - 7.3.1803: Madras and Bengal. Captain John Craig.
1803: Returned to the West Indies and North Atlantic trades.

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