Dover Castle

29336
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1798EICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (1761-1848)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1813EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen826Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck146' 5 ½"Imperial Feet44.5135 
Length of Keel118' 11"Imperial Feet35.9678 
Breadth36' 1 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen826Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1798 - 3.9.1803Captain (HEIC)Peter SampsonIORMAR18.1.1804 - 25.6.1813Captain (HEIC)George RichardsonIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1798, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft 5½in, keel 118ft 11in, breadth 36ft 1½, hold 14ft 10in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 7in, waist 3ft 11in, between decks 6ft 3in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 13 middle & upper, deck range 84ft 9½in, 826 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

John Atkins.

Voyages:

(1) 1797/8 Madras. Capt Peter Sampson. Portsmouth 24 Mar 1798 - 5 Jun Cape - 21 Aug Madras - 3 Jan 1799 Cape - 8 Feb St Helena 9 May - 13 Jul Downs.

(2) 1800/1 Madras, Bengal and Amboina. Capt Peter Sampson. Portsmouth 31 Mar 1801 - 20 Jul Madras - 20 Aug Diamond Harbour - 29 Oct Saugor - 26 Dec Penang - 5 Feb 1802 Amboina - 18 Mar Lintin - 24 Mar permission to garrison Macao refuseed - 23 Apr 'Sambroke' - 14 May Lintin - 22 Oct Diamond Harbour - 19 Dec Saugor - 25 Feb 1803 Madras - 15 May St Helena - 31 Jul Downs.

(3) 1803/4 St Helena and Bengal. Capt George Richardson. Portsmouth 8 May 1804 - 6 Aug St Helena - 28 Nov Diamond Harbour - 4 Feb 1805 Saugor - 2 Jun St Helena - 13 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1805/6 St Helena, Madras and Bengal. Capt George Richardson. Portsmouth 18 Jun 1806 - 27 Aug St Helena - 22 Jan 1807 Diamond Harbour - 20 Mar Madras - 22 Apr Diamond Harbour - 10 May Calcutta - 18 Jun Diamond Harbour - 9 Aug Saugor - 12 Sep Vizagapatam - 3 Oct Madras - 30 Dec Cape - 25 Jan 1808 St Helena - 10 Apr Long Reach. 31 Dec 1806 recaptured Admiral Rainier from French.

(5) 1808/9 Bombay. Capt George Richardson. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1809 - 24 Aug Johanna - 19 Sep Bombay - 20 Feb 1810 Point de Galle - 3 May St Helena - 9 Jul Long Reach.

(6) 1810/1 Ceylon, Bengal and Madras. Capt George Richardson. Torbay 30 May 1811 - 19 Jun Madeira - 13 Oct Colombo - 15 Dec Diamond Harbour - 10 Jan 1812 Calcutta - 6 Mar Diamond Harbour - 16 Apr Saugor - 7 Jun Calcutta - 8 Oct Vizagapatam - 15 Oct Madras - 29 Dec Cape - 26 Jan 1813 St Helena - 16 May Long Reach.



 

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