Charlton

29212
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1799EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire EICS
ConstructorMichael HumbleEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured18.11.1809EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel118' 6 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth36' 1 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen818Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799 - 1808William LeightonIORMAR
1808 - 1809/11/18Martin LindsayIORMAR

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.3.1799 - 19.11.1800Captain (HEIC)Thomas Welladvice (d.1808)IORMAR16.12.1800 - 11.8.1802Captain (HEIC)John Altham CumberlegeIORMAR3.1.1803 - 25.6.1804Captain (HEIC)Thomas Welladvice (d.1808)IORMAR1808 - 18.11.1809Captain (HEIC)Charles MortlockIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Humble at Liverpool, launched 1799, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft, keel 118ft 6½in, breadth 36ft ½in, hold, 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 10in, waist 1ft 6in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 13 middle & 9 upper, deck range 84ft 6in, 818 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-5 Sir William Leighton,

6 Martin Lindsay.

Voyages:

(1) 1798/9 Bengal and Madras. Capt Thomas Welladvice. Portsmouth 18 Jun 1799 - 4 Nov Diamond Harbour - 23 Jan 1800 Saugor - 15 Mar Madras - 8 Jul St Helena - 28 Sep Long Reach.

(2) 1800/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Altham Cumberlege. Portsmouth 31 Mar 1801 - 26 Jul Madras - 23 Aug Diamond Harbour - 30 Dec Saugor - 12 Jan 1802 Vizagapatam - 16 Jan Coninga - 18 Jan Narispore - 26 Jan Madras - 14 May St Helena - 15 Jul Long Reach.

(3) 1802/3 Bengal. Capt Thomas Welladvice. Portsmouth 24 Mar 1803 - 7 Jul Diamond Harbour - 6 Nov Saugor - 8 Mar 1804 St Helena - 30 May Long Reach.

(4) 1804/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Wood. Portsmouth 8 Mar 1805 - 17 Jul Madras - 24 Aug Masulipatam - 31 Aug Diamond Harbour - 30 Nov Saugor - 30 Dec Vizagapatam - 3 Jan 1806 Coninga - 12 Jan Narsipore - 16 Jan Madras - 21 Feb Colombo - 3 Mar Point de Galle - 15 May St Helena - 22 Jul Long Reach.

(5) 1806/7 Bombay. Capt George Wood. Portsmouth 18 Apr 1807 - 1 Sep Bombay - 28 Oct Goa - 4 Nov Tellicherry - 12 Nov Calicut - 22 Nov Quilon - 25 Dec Bombay - 9 Mar 1808 Colombo - 12 Jun St Helena - 17 Aug Long Reach.

(6) 1808/9 Bengal. Capt Charles Mortlock. Portsmouth 7 Jul 1809 - captured by the French 18 Nov in 6° 30'N, 90° 30'E.



Sources


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

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