Contractor

29255
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1779EICS
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole IORMAR
ConstructorRobert Batson (1735-1806)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1800EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck137' 6"Imperial Feet41.7617 
Length of Keel109' 8"Imperial Feet33.2458 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Depth in Hold15' 0 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen777Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.10.1779 - 21.12.1782Captain (HEIC)James BaldwinIORMAR12.10.1783 - 25.7.1787Captain (HEIC)William MackintoshIORMAR1787 - 1795Captain (HEIC)John BartlettIORMAR1797 - 1800Captain (HEIC)Henry HughesIORMAR


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
3.1796-5.1796British expedition to the West Indies  

Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Batson, launched 1779, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 137ft 6in, keel 109ft 8in, breadth 36ft 6in, hold 15ft ½in, wing transom 23ft 6in, port cell 27ft ½in, between decks 6ft 4in, 777 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 John Durand

4-6 John Hodson Durand

7 Robert Wigram

Voyages:

(1) 1779/80 Madras, Bombay and China. Capt James Baldwin. Torbay 3 Apr 1780 - 6 Jun Trinidade - 3 Sep Madras - 5 Oct 'Tumala Punta' - 14 Oct Madras - 27 Nov Tellicherry 2 Mar 1781 - 16 Mar Goa - 7 Apr Bombay - 9 Aug Madras - 30 Sep Whampoa 31 Jan 1782 - 14 Jul St Helena - 24 Oct Downs.

(2) 1783/4 Madras and China. Capt William Mackintosh. Downs 19 Jan 1784 - 19 Jun Madras - 3 Oct Whampoa - 25 Jan 1785 Second Bar - 5 Jun St Helena - 1 Sep Downs.

(3) 1785/6 China. Capt William Mackintosh. Downs 26 Mar 1786 - 17 Aug Whampoa -22 Dec Second Bar - 25 Mar 1787 St Helena - 20 Jun Long Reach.

(4) 1787/8 Madras and China. Capt John Bartlett. Downs 9 Mar 1788 - 25 Aug Madras - 18 Nov Batavia - 8 Feb 1789 Whampoa - 9 Mar Second Bar - 19 Aug St Helena - 19 Dec Long Reach.

(5) 1791/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Bartlett. Downs 6 Apr 1792 - 5 Aug Madras - 31 Aug Diamond Harbour - 20 Dec Cox's Island - 15 Jan 1793 Madras - 13 Apr St Helena - 6 Jul Long Reach.

(6) 1793/4 Bengal. Capt John Bartlett. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 4 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 15 Sep Diamond Harbour - 28 Nov Saugor 10 Jan 1795 - 18 Mar St Helena 16 May - 25 Jul Long Reach.

(7) 1797/8 China and Bengal. Capt Henry Hughes. Portsmouth 29 Apr 1798 - 6 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 7 Dec Whampoa - 8 Jan 1799 Second Bar - 30 Jan Malacca - 11 Feb Quedah - 13 Mar Calcutta - 28 Sep Saugor - 26 Jan 1800 St Helena - 2 Jun Long Reach.



 

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