Coutts

29266
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1796IORMAR
First Commissioned28.2.1797IORMAR
How acquiredPurpose builtIORMAR
ShipyardUnknownIORMAR
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Last known1815EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck176' 11"Imperial Feet53.6451 
Length of Keel144' 2 ½"Imperial Feet43.9039 
Breadth43' 6"Imperial Feet13.1572 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,451Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1797 - 26.9.1804Captain (HEIC)Robert TorinIORMAR18.1.1805 - 2.11.1808Captain (HEIC)James HayIORMAR16.1.1809 - 23.10.1815Captain (HEIC)John BoyceIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1796, 3 decks, 5in bottom, length 176ft 11in, keel 144ft 2½in, breadth 43ft 6in, hold 17ft 6in, wing transom 26ft 6in, port cell 29ft 8½in, waist 3ft 9in, between decks 6ft 7in, roundhouse 6ft 7in, ports 15 middle & 14 upper, deck range 102ft 2in, 1451 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-6 Sir Robert Preston

7-8 Francis P Martin

Voyages:

(1) 1796/7 China. Capt Robert Torlin. Portsmouth 5 Jun 1797 - 17 Dec Whampoa - 14 Feb 1798 Second Bar - 5 Aug St Helena - 22 Oct Gravesend.

(2) 1799/1800 China. Capt Robert Torin. Torbay 27 May 1800 - 12 Aug Rio de Janeiro - 22 Sep Santa Cruz - 22 Feb 1801 Whampoa - 29 Mar Second Bar - 21 Sep St Helena - 8 Dec Gravesend. 4 Aug 1800 fleet engaged Concorde and Française, latter captured by Coutts.

(3) 1802/3 China. Capt Robert Torin. Downs 6 May 1803 - 1 Oct Whampoa - 11 Jan 1804 Second Bar - 18 Feb Malacca - 1 Mar Penang - 9 Jun St Helena - 15 Aug Long Reach.

(4) 1804/5 Madras and China. Capt James Hay. Portsmouth 25 Apr 1805 - 25 Aug Madras - 18 Sep Penang - 22 Oct Malacca - 24 Dec Whampoa - 15 Feb 1806 Second Bar - 18 Mar Malacca - 28 Mar Penang - 2 Jul St Helena - 6 Sep Long Reach.

(5) 1806/7 China. Capt James Hay. Portsmouth 18 Apr 1807 - 14 Sep Penang - 22 Oct Malacca - 28 Dec Whampoa - 11 Feb 1808 Second Bar - 4 Apr Penang - 10 Jul St Helena - 14 Sep Long Reach.

(6) 1808/9 China. Capt John Boyce. Portsmouth 5 Apr 1809 - 22 Jul Penang - 27 Aug Malacca - 6 Nov Whampoa - 22 Dec Second Bar - left China 4 Mar 1810 - 22 May St Helena - 2 Aug Long Reach.

(7) 1811/2 Bombay and China. Capt John Boyce. Torbay 4 Jan 1812 - 8 May Bombay - 13 Jul Penang - 25 Jul Malacca - 12 Sep Whampoa - 5 Dec Second Bar - 28 Mar 1813 St Helena - 8 Jun Long Reach.

(8) 1813/4 China. Capt John Boyce. Portsmouth 9 Apr 1814 - 15 Aug Penang - 15 Sep Malacca - 22 Oct Lintin - 10 Dec Whampoa - 22 Jan 1815 Second Bar - 12 May St Helena - 24 Aug Long Reach.



Sources


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

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