Deptford

29297
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1781EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (1761-1848)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1797EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen789Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck145' 9"Imperial Feet44.2011 
Length of Keel118' 8"Imperial Feet35.9777 
Breadth35' 3"Imperial Feet10.6832 
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen784Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1781 - 1797Barrington BugginIORMAR

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.4.1781 - 28.8.1783Captain (HEIC)James ElkingtonIORMAR11.1.1785 - 18.10.1794Captain (HEIC)John GerrardIORMAR26.2.1795 - 24.3.1797Captain (HEIC)William MacNamaraIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 145ft 9in, keel 118ft 8in, breadth 35ft 3in, hold 14ft 10in, wing transom 23ft 8in, port cell 26ft 5in, between decks 6ft 1in & 6ft 5in, roundhouse 6ft 5in, ports 13 middle & upper, 784 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Barrington Buggin.

Voyages:

(1) 1780/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Elkington. Plymouth 26 Jun 1781 - 10 Sep Annabon - 17 Oct St Helena - 31 Mar 1782 Madras - 27 May Kedgeree - left Bengal 26 Dec - 29 Mar 1783 St Helena - 28 Aug Long Reach.

(2) 1784/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Gerrard. Portsmouth 17 Apr 1785 - 7 Aug Johanna - 11 Sep Madras - 14 Oct Diamond Creek - 26 Dec Kedgeree - 6 Mar 1786 Saugor - 13 Jun St Helena - 15 Aug Gravesend.

(3) 1787/8 Bombay and China. Capt John Gerrard. Downs 21 Dec 1787 - 28 May Bombay - 17 Oct Whampoa - 25 Jan 1789 Second Bar - 10 Jun St Helena - 25 Aug Long Reach.

(4) 1790/1 Madras, Benkulen and Bengal. Capt John Gerrard. Downs 16 Apr 1791 - 4 Jul Madras - 11 Sep Benkulen - 1 Nov Diamond Harbour - 25 Dec Saugor - 2 Jan 1792 Madras - 30 Mar St Helena - 21 May Purfleet.

(5) 1792/3 Bengal. Capt John Gerrard. Portsmouth 7 Jul 1793 - 18 Nov Diamond Harbour - 20 Feb 1794 Saugor - 1 May St Helena - 20 Jul Galway Bay - 1 Sep Long Reach.

(6) 1794/5 China. Capt William MacNamara. Portsmouth 24 May 1795 - 7 Jul San Salvador - 3 Sep Simon's Bay - 2 Oct Cape - 6 Mar 1796 Whampoa - 21 Jun Second Bar - 20 Nov St Helena - 15 Feb 1797 Long Reach.



Sources


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

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