Castle Eden

29168
Nominal Guns26EWIKI
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1799EICS
First Commissioned1800EICS
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet EICS
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)EICS
CategoryMerchantEWIKI
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Hired out1812EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck145' 8"Imperial Feet44.2005 
Length of Keel118' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet35.9855 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen818Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799 - 1805Rowland WebsterIORMAR
1805 - 1812John RogersEICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180080 EWIKI
1803100 EWIKI

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1800 - 14.4.1804Captain (HEIC)Alexander Cuming (d.1805)IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Pitcher, launched 1799, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 145ft 8in, keel 118ft 1¾in, breadth 36ft 1in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 8in, waist 3ft 10in, between decks 6ft 3in & 6ft 6in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 13 middle & 12 upper, deck range 83ft 3in, 818 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 Rowland Webster,

3-5 John Rogers,

6 John Atkins.

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Bengal and Madras. Capt Alexander Cuming. Torbay 27 May 1800 - 6 Dec Kedgeree - 8 Feb 1801 Saugor - 10 Mar Madras - 30 Mar Vizagapatam - 11 Jul Cape - 15 Aug St Helena - 31 Oct Downs.

(2) 1802/3 Cape and Madras. Capt Alexander Cuming. Downs 13 Oct 1802 - 22 Dec Cape - 16 Apr 1803 Madras - 27 Nov St Helena - 5 Mar 1804 Downs.

(3) 1804/5 Madras, Bengal and Benkulen. Capt Richard Colnett. Portsmouth 25 Apr 1805 - 23 Aug Madras - 11 Sep Diamond Harbour - 7 Nov Saugor - 23 Dec Bencoolen - 10 Apr 1806 St Helena - 16 Jun Upper Hope.

(4) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Richard Colnett. Portsmouth 26 Feb 1807 - 3 Jul Madras - 31 Jul Diamond Harbour - 22 Aug Kidderpore - 29 Nov Saugor - 7 Mar 1808 Point de Galle - 11 Jun St Helena - 18 Aug Long Reach.

(5) 1808/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Richard Colnett. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1809 - 9 May Madeira - 15 Sep Madras - 23 Oct Diamond Harbour - 4 Dec Saugor - 31 Dec Vizagapatam - 5 Jan 1810 Coninga - 9 Jun Masulipatam - 13 Jan Madras - 3 Feb Colombo - 3 May St Helena - 9 Jul Long Reach.

(6) 1810/11 Madras and Bengal. Capt Richard Colnett. Portsmouth 12 Mar 1811 - 27 Jul Madras - 15 Aug Diamond Harbour - 23 Oct Saugor - 4 Mar 1812 St Helena - 14 May Downs.



Sources


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

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