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29223
Nominal Guns28E-WIKI
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched25.1.1800E-WIKI
First Commissioned24.2.1800IORMAR
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe IORMAR
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantE-WIKI
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1817E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel118' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet35.9855 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold14' 11"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen820Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799 - 1811 William CurtisIORMAR
1811 - 1813 Thomas Garland MurrayIORMAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1800102 E-WIKI

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.2.1800 - 31.12.1801Captain (HEIC) Abraham GreenIORMAR1802 - 1806Captain (HEIC) Samuel LondonEICS1806 - 1811Captain (HEIC) Joseph YatesIORMAR21.1.1812 - 14.10.1813Captain (HEIC) Thomas JenkinsIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1799, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft, keel 118ft 5¾in, breadth 36ft 1in, hold 14ft 11in, wing transom 23ft 6in, port cell 26ft 8½in, waist 3ft 10in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 5in, ports 11 middle & 10 upper, deck range 85ft 4in, 820 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-5 Sir William Curtis

6 Thomas Garland Murray.

Voyages:

(1) 1799/1800 Bengal and Madras. Capt Abraham Green. Torbay 27 May 1800 - 14 Nov Nicobars - 6 Dec Calcutta - 4 Jan 1801 Kedgeree - 13 Mar Madras - 9 Apr Colombo - 6 Aug St Helena - 9 Nov Long Reach.

(2) 1802/3 St Helena and Bengal. Capt Samuel London. Downs 31 Jan 1803 - 3 Apr St Helena - 22 May Cape - 11 Jul Madras - 23 Jul Diamond Harbour - 8 Dec Saugor 10 Mar 1804 - 29 Jun St Helena - 15 Oct Long Reach.

(3) 1804/5 Bombay. Capt Samuel Landon. Portsmouth 25 Apr 1805 - 11 Aug Bombay 8 Feb 1806 - 14 Feb Tellicherry - 2 Mar Quilton - 14 May St Helena - 22 Jul Long Reach.

(4) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Joseph Yates. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1807 - 5 Jul Madras - 20 Jul Diamond Harbour - 23 Aug Calcutta - 24 Nov Diamond Harbour - 23 Dec Saugor - 7 Mar 1808 Point de Galle - 8 Jun St Helena - 17 Aug Long Reach.

(5) 1808/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Joseph Yates. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1809 - 8 May Madeira - 15 Sep Madras - 22 Oct Diamond Harbour - 13 Dec Saugor - 31 Dec Vizagapatam - 9 Jan 1810 Masulipatam - 13 Jan Madras - 20 Mar Benkulen - 24 Jun Kidderpore - 9 Sep Saugor - voyage ended 2 Oct 1811.

(6) 1811/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Jenkins. Portsmouth 8 Apr 1812 - 1 Aug Madras - 8 Sep Diamond Harbour - 6 Oct Kidderpore - 4 Nov Calcutta - 10 Dec Saugor - 17 Jan 1813 Vizagapatam - 27 Jan Masulipatam - 3 Feb Madras - 3 Mar Colombo - 8 Jun St Helena - 13 Aug Purfleet.



 

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