Duke of Argyll

29374
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1833EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1834EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen629Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen600Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1833 - 1834John PirieIORMAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.7.1833 - 25.7.1834Captain (HEIC)Henry BristowIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Chartered ship, 600 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

John Pirie & Co.

Voyages:

(1) 1832/3 Bengal. Capt Henry Bristow. Downs 7 Aug 1833 - 23 Dec Calcutta - left Bengal 14 Feb 1834 - 30 Apr Cape - 17 May St Helena - 12 Jul Gravesend.



Sources


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

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Posted by AvM on Friday 18th of October 2019 14:52

BT 111/05
#181 in 1833 reg London 629 10/94t master Henry Bristow


Posted by AvM on Friday 18th of October 2019 14:48

From : tynebuil vessels

DUKE OF ARGYLL
Wooden Sailing Vessel, rigged as a Ship
Launched: 1833
Completed: 1833
Builder: Thomas Smith
Yard: St Peter's Dockyard
Dimensions: 629tonsb, 132.0 x 32.4 x 6.1ft
Reg Number: 10711
History:
1833 William Smith, Newcastle; registered at London
10/08/1854 G, J & W Morrison, North Shields and J Wilkin & W Atkin, Newcastle
16/11/1855 William Morrison, North Shields and James Wilkin & William Atkin, Newcastle
24/12/1855 James Wilkin & William Atkin, Newcastle
24/01/1856 J Wilkin, JO Scott & M Thompson, Newcastle and J Reay & G Innes Snr, North Shields
04/04/1856 J Wilkin, JO Scott & M Thompson, Newcastle and J Keay & G Innes Snr, North Shields
23/08/1859 John Lott Taylor, Henry Harrison & James Keay, North Shields
08/01/1860 Wrecked
Comments: 23/08/1859: Sold for £3000
08/01/1860: Wrecked on a beach behind the Rock of Gibraltar
On a voyage from Genoa towards the Tyne


Posted by AvM on Friday 18th of October 2019 14:45

From Hackman book:

DUKE OF ARGYLL. Ship. 1833-1834.
629 bm.
1831: Launched by T.& W. Smith, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, for John Pirie. Captain Henry Bristow.
1832 - 1833; 1835 - 1859: In general trade to India and the Far East as a licensed ship for T. and W. Smith..
1) 7.8.1833 - 12.7.1834: Bengal direct.
8.1.1860: Wrecked at Gibraltar in a gale whilst bound from Genoa to the Tyne. Captain Thomas Keay and an
apprentice named Morrison were drowned.

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