Drake

29343
Nominal Guns30EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1720EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1735EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen390Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
172080 EICS

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1721 - 0016Captain (HEIC)William WhitakerIORMAR9.9.1724 - 9.1.1726Captain (HEIC)William WesterbaneIORMAR14.2.1729 - 15.8.1732Captain (HEIC)John HoughtonIORMAR4.1.1734 - 5.7.1735Captain (HEIC)John PellyIORMAR

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.3.1721 - 8.6.1723Chief MateWilliam WesterbaneIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 390/400 tons, 78/80 crew, 26/30 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1720/1 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt William Whitaker. Downs 18 Jun 1721 - 12 Jul Madeira - 9 Oct St Helena - 7 Feb 1722 Benkulen - 23 Apr Moco Moco - 6 Jun Benkulen - 4 Aug Madras - 20 Jan 1723 Cape - 7 Mar St Helena - 8 Jun Downs.

(2) 1724/5 Mokha. Capt William Westerbane. Downs 1 Nov 1724 - 30 Jan 1725 Cape - 2 May Mokha - 25 Aug Bombay - 25 Sep Karwar - 6 Oct Tellicherry - 9 Oct Cochin - 14 Oct Anjengo - 10 Nov Cochin - 17 Nov Tellicherry - 27 Nov Goa - 16 Dec Bombay - 9 Jan 1726 Surat - voyage ended 16 Feb 1727.

(3) 1728/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Houghton. Downs 27 Feb 1729 - 22 Mar São Tiago - 2 Jul Madras - 28 Aug Calcutta - 24 Mar 1730 Anjengo - 1 Apr Cochin - 21 May Bombay - 18 Oct Surat - 27 Nov Bandar Abbas - 10 Mar 1731 Qishm - 10 Apr Surat - 24 May Fort St David - 26 May Madras - 17 Jun Calcutta - 25 Nov Rogues River - 2 Feb 1732 Madras - 15 May St Helena - 15 Aug Gravesend.

(4) 1733/4 Bengal. Capt John Pelly. Downs 22 Feb 1734 - 2 Apr São Tiago - 27 Jul Madras - 14 Aug Rogues River 22 Oct - 31 Oct Calcutta 3 Jan 1735 - 7 Apr Cape - 25 Apr St Helena - 5 Jul Woolwich.



Sources


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

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