Surat Castle

29369
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1806EICS
ShipyardIndia - Asia EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1825EICS
BecomesBrazilian Fifth Rate frigate 'Dona Paula' (1825) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck157' 9"Imperial Feet47.8576 
Length of Keel127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Breadth42' 3"Imperial Feet12.8397 
Depth in Hold15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Burthen1,149Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1806 - 1817John InnesIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built in India, repaired by Wells, measured 1806, 3 decks, 6in bottom, length 157ft 9in, keel 127ft, breadth 41ft 3in, hold 15ft 3in, wing transom 24ft, port cell 28ft 1in, waist 1ft 5in, between decks 6ft 7in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 10½in, deck range 90ft 8in, 1149 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

John Innes.

Voyages:

(1) From China 1806. Capt David Ibister. Whampoa 18 Mar 1806 - 27 Apr Malacca - 12 Aug St Helena - 27 Oct Downs.

(2) 1806/7 China. Capt Alexander Robertson. Portsmouth 18 Apr 1807 - 1 Jul Rio de Janeiro - 29 Nov Sulu - 28 Jan 1808 Penang - 6 Apr Malacca - 28 May Whampoa - 15 Jul Second Bar - 15 Oct Malacca - 30 Oct Penang - 21 Jan 1809 Cape - 24 Feb St Helena - 15 May Downs.

(3) 1809/10 China. Capt Alexander Robertson. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1810 - 6 Sep Penang - 25 Sep Malacca - 11 Dec Whampoa - 6 Mar 1811 Second Bar - 29 Mar Macao - 11 Jul St Helena - 18 Sep Falmouth.

(4) 1811/2 Penang and China. Capt Alexander Robertson. Portsmouth 1 Mar 1812 - 16 Jun Penang - 8 Oct Whampoa - 13 Jan 1813 Second Bar - 5 Apr St Helena - 5 Jun Downs.

(5) 1813/4 Batavia and China. Capt Alexander Robertson. Portsmouth 22 Feb 1814 - 4 Jul Batavia - 9 Aug Samarang - 5 Sep Batavia - 25 Sep Banaca - 1 Nov Lintin - 1 Dec Whampoa - 4 Feb 1815 Second Bar - 2 May Cape - 4 Jun St Helena - 19 Aug Downs.

(6) 1815/6 China. Capt William Hope. Downs 17 Apr 1816 - 5 Sep Whampoa - 21 Dec Second Bar - 20 Mar 1817 St Helena - 29 May Downs.



Sources


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

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Monday 14th of October 2019 16:49

launched at Bombay 17 Mar 1788.

Sold 1825 to Bassett & Co to
beacme firstly Argentine firgate LIBBERTAD,
during the War with Brazil,
but never commissioned, never sailed to S.America.

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