Drake

29344
Nominal Guns30IORMAR
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1739EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1744EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen490Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
173998 IORMAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.5.1739 - 17.12.1744Captain (HEIC)Thomas HindmanIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 490 tons, 30 guns, 98 crew.

Voyages:

(1) 1739/40 Benkulen and Borneo. Capt Thomas Hindman. Downs 25 May 1739 - 10 Oct Benkulen - 14 Jan 1740 Batavia - 28 Feb Tamborneo - 4 Aug Batavia - 30 Aug Benkulen - 18 Nov Moco Moco - 23 Dec Ipoh - 8 Jan 1741 Benkulen - 20 May St Helena - 29 Sep Downs. 49 crew died on the voyage.

(2) 1742/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Hindman. Downs 9 Jan 1743 - 2 Feb São Tiago - 14 Jun Madras - 18 Jul Vizagapatam - 12 Aug Calcutta - 17 Nov Ingeli - 21 Dec Madras - 13 Apr 1744 Cape - 13 Sep Leith - 8 Nov Blackwall.



Sources


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

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