Devaynes

29300
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1801EICS
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
ConstructorJohn Dudman (1750-1817)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1814EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck125' 7"Imperial Feet38.1071 
Length of Keel100' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet30.4864 
Breadth33' 8 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen604Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.7.1802 - 9.4.1808Captain (HEIC)William AdderleyIORMAR29.9.1806 - 9.4.1808Captain (HEIC)James NormandIORMAR12.6.1808 - 8.8.1810Captain (HEIC)Octavus BrooksIORMAR2.1.1813 - 26.7.1814Captain (HEIC)John ShortIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Dudman, launched 1802, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 125ft 7in, keel 100ft ¼in, breadth 33ft 8½in, hold 13ft, wing transom 21ft 4½in, port cell 29ft 7in, waist 1ft 4in, between decks 5ft 5in & 6ft, roundhouse 6ft 3in, ports 10 upper, 604 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 Samuel Favell

4-6 Andrew Timbrell

Voyages:

(1) 1801/2 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Adderley. Downs 17 Aug 1802 - 21 Nov Cape - 12 Feb 1803 Madras - 17 Mar Calcutta - 26 May Kedgeree - 11 Jul Saugor - 15 Feb 1804 St Helena - 30 Apr Gravesend.

(2) 1803/4 Bombay, Madras and Penang. Capt William Adderley. Portsmouth 4 Sep 1804 - 27 Sep Madeira - 13 Feb 1805 Cochin - 4 Mar Bombay - 3 Jun Madras - 4 Oct Penang - 5 Oct 1806 St Helena - 14 Jun Downs.

(3) 1805/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Adderley. Portsmouth 4 Jan 1807 - 15 Apr Cape - 11 Jun Madras - 25 Jul Kidderpore - 26 Sep Saugor - 22 Oct Madras - 31 Dec Cape - 25 Jan 1808 St Helena - 4 Apr Downs.

(4) 1807/8 Bombay, Madras and Bengal. Capt James Normand. Portsmouth 17 Sep 1808 - 29 Sep Madeira - 22 Feb Colombo - 18 Mar Goa - 26 Mar Bombay - 17 May Madras - 28 Jun Diamond Harbour - 13 Sep Kidderpore - 2 Nov Saugor - 19 Dec Madras - 19 Feb 1810 Cape - 15 Apr St Helena - 7 Jul Woolwich.

(5) 1810/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt Octavus Brooks. Torbay 12 May 1811 - 12 Sep Madras - 21 Oct Calcutta - 24 Dec Saugor - 12 May 1812 St Helena - 26 Jul Gravesend.

(6) 1812/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Short. Portsmouth 18 Mar 1813 - 17 Aug Madras - 23 Sep Calcutta - 6 Nov Saugor - 29 Dec Point de Galle - 1 Mar Cape - 18 Mar St Helena - 4 Jun Blackwall.



Sources


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

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Andreas von Mach on Saturday 21st of September 2019 21:52

Register of Shippling
listed DEVAYNES
as built in 1802 at Liverpool, owned by Smith &Co

Note she was armed with 18x12pounders

She was registered at London as DE VAYNES
#314 on 29 July 1802 621 ??/94
master William Adderley -< J,Normand -> O.brooks
de novo
#176 on 15 May 1815 master O.Brooks 625 29/94bm


Posted by Andreas von Mach on Saturday 21st of September 2019 19:55

Data from Hackman book
Note different shipyard !!!

DEVAYNES. Ship. 1801-1814.
604. 48/94 bm. 100'1 x 33'9 x 13'0
27.4.1802: Launched by Humble, Liverpool, for Samuel Favell. Captain William Adderley.
1) 17.8.1802 - 30.4.1804: Coromandel Coast and Bengal.
2) 4.9.1804 - 20.6.1806: Coromandel Coast and Bengal.
3) 4.1.1807 - 11.4.1808: Madras and Bengal.
Sold to Andrew Timbrell.
4) 17.9.1808 - 6.7.1810: Bombay direct. Captain James Normand.
5) 12.5.1811 - 25.7.1812: Madras and Bengal. Captain Octavius Brooks.
6) 18.3.1813 - 3.6.1814: Madras and Bengal.
1814: Taken up as a troopship.
1820: Surveyed and condemned as unserviceable. Sold for breaking up.

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