David Scott

29284
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1801EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra IORMAR
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1816EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck137' 3"Imperial Feet41.7597 
Length of Keel110' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet33.5344 
Breadth35' 5"Imperial Feet10.6934 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen736Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1802 - 14.8.1802Captain (HEIC)Colin GibEICS11.3.1811 - 29.10.1812Captain (HEIC)George WilliamsonIORMAR21.3.1815 - 26.9.1816Captain (HEIC)George HemingIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built at Bombay 1801, repaired by Wells 1810, 2 decks, 4½in bottom, length 137ft 3in, keel 110ft 5¼in, breadth 35ft 5in, hold 20ft, wing transom 22ft 3in, port cell 25ft 1in, waist 10in, between decks 6ft 8in, ports 12 upper, 736 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Thomas G Murray.

Voyages:

(1) From Bombay 1802. Capt Colin Gib. Bombay 13 Mar 1802 - 30 May St Helena - 28 Jul Long Reach.

(2) From Bombay 1809. Bombay 16 Jun 1809 - 31 Aug St Helena - 4 Dec Long Reach.

(3) 1810/1 Bengal. Capt George Williamson. Torbay 30 May 1811 - 21 Jun Madeira - 16 Nov Diamond Harbour - 24 Feb 1812 Saugor - 10 Jun St Helena - 4 Sep Falmouth - 14 Sep Downs.

(4) 1812/3 Bombay. Portsmouth 2 Jun 1813 - 21 Jun Madeira - 2 Nov Bombay - 4 Jan 1814 Point de Galle - 26 Feb Cape - 15 Mar St Helena - 1 Jun Long Reach.

(5) 1814/5 Bombay. Capt George Heming. Downs 22 May 1815 - 7 Jun Madeira - 28 Sep Mauritius - 7 Nov Bombay - 22 Feb 1816 Tellicherry - 5 Mar Cochin - 14 May Cape - 8 Jun St Helena - 18 Aug Woolwich.



Sources


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

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