Duke of Gloucester

29396
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1763EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole EICS
Constructor Robert Batson (1735-1806)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1773EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen657Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1763 - 1770 George WillsonIORMAR

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
26.11.1763 - 24.9.1766Captain (HEIC) Richard BurdettIORMAR11.11.1767 - 22.8.1771Captain (HEIC) John LauderIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Batson, launched 1763, 3 decks, 3in bottom, 657 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

George Willson.

Voyages:

(1) 1763/4 Madras and China. Capt Richard Burdett. Portsmouth 29 Feb 1764 - 3 Aug Madras - 11 Dec Batavia - 27 Jun 1765 Whampoa - 16 Nov Second Bar - 15 Apr 1766 St Helena - 10 Jul Falmouth - 10 Aug Downs.

(2) 1767/8 China. Capt John Lauder. Downs 31 Jan 1768 - 28 Jul Whampoa - 16 Dec Second Bar - 20 Mar 1769 St Helena - 2 Jun Woolwich.

(3) 1769/70 Madras and China. Capt John Lauder. Plymouth 1 Feb 1770 - 23 Mar Johanna - 28 Jun Madras - 22 Aug Malacca - 25 Sep Whampoa - 2 Jan 1770 Second Bar - 15 Apr St Helena - 9 Jul Downs.



 

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Posted by Ian Boreham on Tuesday 5th of January 2021 16:28

At the Cape on 28 March, 1771, Captain James Cook noted the arrivla of "the Duke of Gloucester English East India Ship from China". On 2 April, "sailed for England the Duke of Gloucester Indiaman who saluted us at her departure". Joseph Banks gave the name of her captain as "Lauder".

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