Devonshire

29303
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1763EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall IORMAR
ConstructorJohn Perry (1713-1771)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1773EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen657Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1763 - 1773Charles FoulisIORMAR

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.11.1763 - 14.7.1763Captain (HEIC)Andrew QuickeIORMAR10.2.1766 - 1.2.1768Captain (HEIC)William MercerIORMAR9.11.1768 - 6.10.1770Captain (HEIC)Matthew HoreIORMAR8.1.1772 - 1.1.1774Captain (HEIC)Robert MorganIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1763, 3 decks, 3in bottom, 657 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Charles Foulis.

Voyages:

(1) 1763/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Andrew Quicke. Downs 20 Feb 1764 - 7 Mar Madeira - 21 Jun St Augustine's Bay - 4 Aug Madras - 29 Aug Vizagapatam - 14 Sep Culpee - 16 Nov Ingeli - 11 Mar 1765 St Helena - 18 Jun Long Reach.

(2) 1765/6 Bombay. Capt William Mercer. Downs 6 Apr 1766 - 4 May São Tiago - 15 Sep Johanna - 4 Dec Point de Galle - 11 Jan 1767 Anjengo - 18 Jan Cochin - 31 Jan Tellicherry 28 Bombay - 29 Aug St Helena - 11 Nov Downs.

(3) 1768/9 Madras and China. Capt Matthew Hore. Downs 19 Jan 1769 - 19 May Johanna - 23 Jun Madras - 24 Oct Whampoa - 15 Feb 1770 Second Bar - 29 May St Helena - 23 Aug Downs.

(4) 1771/2 Bombay. Capt Robert Morgan. Portsmouth 14 Apr 1772 - 9 May São Tiago - 27 Aug Johanna - 2 Oct Cochin - 13 Oct Tellicherry - 24 Oct Onore - 30 Oct Goa - 9 Nov Bombay - 11 Jan 1773 Surat - 16 Mar Bombay - 10 May Tellicherry - 16 Aug St Helena - 7 Nov Downs.



Sources


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

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