Dolphin

29322
Nominal Guns20IORMAR
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1744EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered1748IORMAR

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen370Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
174480 IORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.12.1744 - 11.8.1746Captain (HEIC)Charles PigotIORMAR1747 - 1748Captain (HEIC)George Newton (d.1748)IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 370 tons, 65/80 crew, 20 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1744/5 Madras. Capt Charles Pigot. Downs 1 Feb 1745 - 17 Aug Madras - 27 Dec Cape - 8 Jun 1746 Galway - 25 Jul Downs.

(2) 1747/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Newton. Downs 30 Jan 1748 - not heard of again.



 

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Posted by AvM on Saturday 21st of September 2019 08:09

From Hackman book

DOLPHIN. Ship. 1744-1750.
370 bm.
14.9.1744: Launched by Bronsdon & Wells, Deptford, for the East India Company. Captain Charles Pigot
1) 25.2.1745 - 25.7.1746: Coromandel Coast and China.
2) 15.3.1748 - 1750: Coromandel Coast and Bengal. Captain George Newton.
1750: Disappeared on the homeward leg of her second voyage, exact date and place not known.

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