Dutton

29456
Nominal Guns26IORMAR
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1781EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
Constructor John Barnard (1705-1784)EICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked26.1.1796EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck142' 9"Imperial Feet43.287 
Length of Keel115' 10"Imperial Feet35.052 
Breadth35' 2"Imperial Feet10.6782 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen780Tons BM 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
26.10.1787 - 4.8.1789Captain (HEIC) James HuntIORMAR20.1.1791 - 10.11.1792Captain (HEIC) James HamiltonIORMAR23.10.1793 - 26.1.1796Captain (HEIC) Peter SampsonIORMAR

3 Deck Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.10.1787 - 4.8.1789Chief Mate Andrew AitchisonIORMAR26.10.1787 - 4.8.1789Third Mate Thomas BarnardIORMAR20.1.1791 - 14.1.1793Chief Mate Peter SampsonIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
25.7.1795Refitted as a Hired Vessel Transport E-WIKI


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.10.1795-1796British expedition to the West Indies Hugh Cloberry Christian (1747-1798) 
3.1796-5.1796British expedition to the West Indies  

Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 142ft 9in, keel 115ft 10in, breadth 35ft 2in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 5in, port cell 26ft 3½in, between decks 6ft 4in, ports 13 middle & upper, 780 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Henry Rice.

Voyages:

(1) 1781/2 Madras, Bengal and China. Capt James West. Portsmouth 6 Feb 1782 - 30 Apr Rio de Janeiro - 8 Aug Mozambique - 6 Sep Bombay - 19 Oct Madras - 8 Dec Diamond Harbour - 15 Jan 1783 Kedgeree - 14 Jun Madras - 22 Aug Malacca - 25 Sep Whampoa - 5 Dec Second Bar - 22 Mar 1784 St Helena - 29 May Long Reach.

(2) 1784/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt James West. Portsmouth 17 Apr 1785 - 1 Aug Johanna - 7 Sep Madras - 25 Dec Cox's Island - 23 May 1786 St Helena - 8 Aug Downs.

(3) 1787/8 Bombay and China. Capt James Hunt. Downs 7 Jan 1788 - 28 Mar Cape - 8 Jun Bombay - 5 Oct Whampoa - 3 Jan 1789 Second Bar - 29 Apr St Helena - 12 Jul Long Reach.

(4) 1790/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Hamilton. Downs 27 1791 - 3 May Maio - 15 Aug Madras - 1 Sep Diamond Harbour - 17 Feb 1792 Saugor - 28 Mar Madras - 8 Oct St Helena - 13 Dec Long Reach.

(5) 1793/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt Peter Sampson. Portsmouth - 11 Sep Madras - 7 Jan 1795 St Helena 15 May - 25 Jul Long Reach Wrecked at Plymouth 26 Jan 1796.



 

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