Diana

29309
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched3.6.1799EICS
First Commissioned1804EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet EICS
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Condemned1820EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1032
Burthen620 2694Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck134' 6"Imperial Feet40.8477 
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen605Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799/06/03 - 1805 Glenny & Co.ref:1381
1804 - 1811William SymeIORMAR
1811 - 1814John McNabbIORMAR
1818 - 1820J. Campbellref:1032

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1805 - 23.5.1807Captain (HEIC)John EckfordIORMAR21.7.1807 - 14.11.1811Captain (HEIC)John MarshallIORMAR12.3.1812 - 15.6.1814Captain (HEIC)David BowmanIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, repaired by Mestaers 1805, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 134ft 6in, keel 110ft, breadth 32ft 2in, hold 12ft 10in, wing transom 20ft 10in, port cell 24ft 2in, waist 1ft 1in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 3in, ports 11 middle & 9 upper, 605 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 William Syme

4 John McNabb

Voyages:

(1) 1804/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Eckford. Portsmouth 27 Sep 1805 - 21 Oct São Tiago - 11 Feb 1806 Madras - 25 Mar Diamond Harbour - 16 May Kidderpore - 14 Aug Saugor - 9 Oct Madras - 18 Oct Trincomalee - 31 Dec Cape - 23 Jan 1807 St Helena - 15 Apr Long Reach.

(2) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Marshall. Portsmouth 15 Sep 1807 - 27 Sep Madeira - 17 Feb 1808 Madras - 10 Mar Calcutta - 18 May Diamond Harbour - 4 Jun Saugor - 15 Jun Diamond Harbour - 7 Aug Saugor - 9 Sep Madras - 23 Jan 1809 Cape - 7 Mar St Helena - 24 May Blackwall.

(3) 1809/10 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Marshall. Portsmouth 11 May 1810 - 27 May Madeira - 26 Sep Madras - 11 Nov Ganjam - left Bengal 13 Mar 1811 - 18 Jun St Helena - 2 Sep Blackwall.

(4) 1811/2 Batavia and Bengal. Capt David Bowman. Falmouth 15 May 1812 - 3 Jun Madeira - 1 Oct Batavia - 14 Mar 1813 Calcutta - 30 Jun Saugor - 7 Oct Cape - 27 Oct St Helena - 18 May Blackwall.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EICSEast India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
ref:1032Lloyd's Register of Ships Online Archive
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
ref:1381Ships of the East India CompanyRowan HackmanBook
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:36

Register of Shiiping 1818
owner : J.Campbell
master: W .Rutter
640t draft 20ft
class E I 4
voyage Lo.India

Register of Shiiping 1818
as above draft 19ft
Class E I x7

Register of Shiiping 1820
as above with notice:
Condemned


Posted by AvM on Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:28

Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser - Saturday 11 February 1815

At LLOYD’s COFEE-HOUSE, CORNHIILL.
, On THURSDAYV, February 16, Two precisely,
THE good Ship DIANA, 620 26/94 tons register measurment. River-built, lately the service of the Hon. Fast India Company, and fitted under their Surveyors, copper-fastened to the wales, and coppered wood sheathing; is abundantly found in ail kinds of stores, and may be sea at a very trifling expense; now lying the liast India Export Dock; David Bowman. Esq. Commander.
For lnventoires and futher Particulars apply to

HAMILTON and AGAR , 51, Lime Street
.


Posted by AvM on Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:21

Diana registered London
#350 on 11.09.1799 John Emperor Wilson 620 26/94bm
#301 on 14.10.1800 John Emperor Wilson 620 26/94bm
#114 on 21.03.1804 Henry Couper 620 26/94bm
#158 on 21.03.1804 William Braddick 620 26/94bm


Posted by AvM on Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:14

Diana regustered London
#120 on 6.05.1805 master John Eckford 620 36/94bm
-> John Marshall
#95 in 26.02.1810 master John Marshall 620 26/94
-> D.Bowman
-> J.Haig
-> W. Rulton (?)


Posted by AvM on Thursday 19th of September 2019 18:49

From Hackman book

DIANA. Ship. 1805-1814.
605. 38/94 bm. 110'0 x 32'2 x 12'10
3.6.1799: Launched by Pitcher, Northfleet, for Glenny & Co., London.
1799 - 1805: Trading as a West Indiaman.
1805: Sold to William Syme. Captain John Eckford.
1) 27.9.1805 - 15.4.1807: Madras and Bengal.
2) 15.9.1807 - 23.5.1809: Coromandel Coast and Bengal. Captain John Marshall.
3) 11.5.1810 - 11.9.1811: Madras and Bengal.
Sold to John Macnab.
4) 15.5.1812 - 17.5.1814: Batavia direct. Captain David Bowman.
1814: Returned to the West Indies trade.

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