Cornwall

29256
Nominal Guns12ref:463
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched3.7.1810ref:463
How acquiredPurpose builtref:463
ShipyardHowrah - Calcutta - Hooghly ref:463
ConstructorMathew Smith (c.1768-1822)ref:463
CategoryMerchantref:463
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked14.7.1859ref:463

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Length of Keel110' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet33.5471 
Breadth36' 10"Imperial Feet10.9728 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen798Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1810/07/03 - 1839George PalmerEICS
1839 - 1859/07/14Joseph Somes (1787-1845)EICS

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1812 - 15.12.1812Captain (HEIC)George HendersonIORMAR1816 - 1817Captain (HEIC)James R. J. TouissantEICS1819 - 1820Captain (HEIC)John Peter WilsonEICS1826 - 1827Captain (HEIC)William YounghusbandEICS

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1859

Wrecked on the French Coast

EICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built in Bengal 1811, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 139ft, keel 110ft 8¾in, breadth 36ft 10in, hold 13ft 10in, wing transom 24ft 10in, port cell 31ft, waist 1ft 3in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 5in, ports 12 upper, 12 guns, 75 crew, 798 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

George Palmer.

Voyages:

(1) From Bengal 1812. Capt George Henderson. Calcutta 12 May 1812 - 28 Jun Mauritius - 23 Aug St Helena - 26 Oct Long Reach.

(2) 1815/6 St Helena and China. Capt Jeremiah R J Toussaint. Downs 23 Jan 1816 - 9 Apr St Helena - 8 Jul Benkulen - 20 Aug Whampoa - 8 Nov Second Bar - 18 Jan 1817 St Helena - 13 Mar Long Reach.

(3) 1818/9 China. Capt John Peter Wilson. Portsmouth 22 Apr 1819 - 4 Sep Whampoa - 22 Nov Second Bar - 6 Feb 1820 St Helena - 8 Apr Gravesend.

(4) 1825/6 Bengal. Capt William Younghusband. Torbay 25 Jul 1826 - 20 Nov Diamond Harbour - voyage ended 1 Jul 1827.



 

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