Charles II

29207
Nominal Guns60EICS
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Launched8.2.1683EICS
First Commissioned1683EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1701EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen780Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1683/02/08 - 1701Sir Thomas Grantham (c.1641-1718)EICS

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.2.1683156 EICS

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.2.1683 - 1685Captain (HEIC)Sir Thomas Grantham (c.1641-1718)IORMAR1685 - 1690Captain (HEIC)Jonathon AndrewsEICS1691 - 1694Captain (HEIC)Robert DorrillIORMAR24.11.1695 - 28.7.1698Captain (HEIC)John DorrillIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalEICS

Built for Grantham, launched by King Charles II 8 Feb 1683, 50/60 guns, 125/156 crew, 780 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1683/4. Capt Sir Thomas Grantham. Downs 8 Sep 1683 - 4 Jan 1684 St Helena - May occupied Hippin's Island in Straits of Sunda - 23 May Batavia - 9 Jun withdrew Hippin's Island settlement - 22 Aug Muscat - 30 Aug Bandar Abbas - 18 Sep Muscat - 16 Oct Surat - 3 Nov Bombay, negotiations with Keigwin, re-occupied Bombay 19 Nov - 12 Apr 1685 Cape - 25 Jul Downs.

(2) 1685/6 Bombay. Capt Jonathan Andrews. 4 May 1686 - 25 Jun 1690.

(3) 1691/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Dorrill. 16 Mar 1692 - 16 Nov 1694.

(4) 1695/6 Bombay and Persia. Capt John Dorrill. Downs 8 Dec 1695 - Portsmouth May 1696 - 21 Sep Cape - 2 Feb 1697 Mangalore - 28 Mar Bandar Abbas - 4 May Bombay - 5 Jun Muscat - 17 Jun Bandar Abbas - 29 Aug Muscat - 13 Sep Bandar Abbas - 8 Nov Bombay - 15 Dec Surat - 18 Jan 1698 Bombay - 15 Apr Cape - 9 May St Helena - 28 Jul Downs.



Sources


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

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