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Coverdale

29267
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched29.10.1795EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardFishburn & Brodrick - Whitby EICS
ConstructorThomas Fishburn (1756-1826)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered1806EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Length of Gundeck120' 10 ½"Imperial Feet36.5887 
Length of Keel96' 3"Imperial Feet29.2735 
Breadth33' 1 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Burthen579Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1795/10/29 - 1805 Coverdale & Co.EICS

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1796 - 27.1.1800Captain (HEIC)Benjamin GowlandIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalEICS

Extra ship, measured 1798, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 120ft 10½in, keel 96ft 3in, breadth 33ft 1½in, wing transom 19ft, waist 1ft, between decks 5ft 9in & 6ft 9in, ports 7 upper, 561 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1795/6 Bengal. Capt Benjamin Gowland. Portsmouth 25 May 1796 - 15 Jun Gibralter - 8 Jul Tenerife - 19 Sep Cape - 11 Feb 1797 Calcutta - 14 Sep Cape - 21 Oct St Helena - 4 Feb 1798 Long Reach.

(2) 1798/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt Benjamin Gowland. Portsmouth 27 Sep 1798 - 14 Jan 1799 Cape - 9 May Madras - 23 Jul Calcutta - 23 Oct Saugor - 26 Jan 1800 St Helena - 9 Jun Long Reach.



Sources


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

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