Duke of Buccleugh

Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned1831EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1381
ShipyardBlackwall - London ref:1381
ConstructorMoney Wigram (1790-1873)ref:1381
Ship TypeMerchantman
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen619Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1381
Length of Gundeck135' 6"Imperial Feet41.1524 
Breadth31' 7"Imperial Feet9.6266 
Burthen618Tons BM 


1831 - 1832Robert GreenIORMAR

1 Commanding Officer

30.5.1831 - 19.5.1832Captain (HEIC)Alexander HenningIORMAR

Notes on Ship


Chartered ship, 619 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

Robert Green.


(1) Capt Alexander Henning. Downs 10 Jun 1831 - 22 Sep Madras - 10 Oct Calcutta - 18 Jan 1832 Madras - 10 Mar Cape - 30 Mar St Helena - 8 May moorings.


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Posted by AvM on Monday 21st of October 2019 22:30

Registered London #124 on 20 Apr 1831
618 37/04t b,m
master Alexander Henning
-> Robert Francis Martin (was 1836)
->Mark Currie Coser (was 1838)
->Norman McLeod (late of RICHMOND was 1839)

Posted by AvM on Monday 21st of October 2019 22:16

From Hackman book:

DUKE OF BUCCLEUGH. Ship. 1831-1832.
618 bm. 135'6 x 31'7
15.4.1831: Launched by Wigram, Blackwall, for Robert Green. Captain Alexander Henning
1) 10.6.1831 - 9.5.1832: Madras and Bengal.
1832-1840: In private trade to India.
1840: Wrecked on Palmira Reef, near Calcutta.

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