Earl of Balcarras

29521
Nominal Guns26ref:707
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1811EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra EICS
CategoryMerchantref:707
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1833EICS
Earl of Balcarres East Indiaman

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck171' 8"Imperial Feet52.1237 
Length of Keel139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Breadth43' 9 ½"Imperial Feet13.1191 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1417Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1811 - 1834/02/17 East India Company (1600/12/31 - 1874/06/01)IORMAR
1834/02/17 - 1834Thomas A ShuterIORMAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1811130 ref:707

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.11.1811 - 29.7.1812Captain (HEIC)C. C. McIntoshIORMAR13.2.1816 - 16.5.1821Captain (HEIC)James JamesonIORMAR11.10.1821 - 16.5.1827Captain (HEIC)Peter CameronIORMAR1.1.1828 - 12.7.1833Captain (HEIC)Bryan BroughtonIORMAR

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.11.1811 - 29.7.1812Chief MateJohn CrockettIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Company's own ship, built at Bombay, launched 1811, 3 decks, 6in bottom, length 171ft 8in, keel 139ft, breadth 43ft 9½in, hold 17ft 1½in, wing transom 25ft 7in, port cell 30ft 5in, waist 1ft 6in, between decks 6ft 6in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 5½in, ports 15 middle & upper, deck range 102ft, 1417 tons. Sold to Thomas A Shuter 17 Feb 1834 for £10,700.

Voyages:

(1) From China 1812. Capt C C McIntosh. Whampoa 6 Nov 1811 - 15 Dec Second Bar - 21 Mar 1812 St Helena - 14 May Downs.

(2) 1815/6 China. Capt James Jameson. Downs 13 Apr 1816 - 22 Aug Whampoa - 7 Oct Second Bar - 1 Jan 1817 Cape - 23 Feb St Helena - 11 May Gravesend.

(3) 1817/8 Bombay and China. Capt James Jameson. Downs 28 Dec 1817 - 1 May 1818 Bombay - 13 Jul Penang - 17 Aug Whampoa - 26 Oct Second Bar - 14 Feb 1819 Downs.

(4) 1819/20 Bombay and China. Capt James Jameson. Downs 27 Dec 1819 - 30 Apr 1820 Bombay - 5 Jun Madras - 4 Jul Penang - 16 Jul Malacca - 21 Jul Singapore - 13 Aug Whampoa - 18 Oct Second Bar - 9 Feb 1821 St Helena - 11 Apr Downs.

(5) 1821/2 Bengal and China. Capt Peter Cameron. Downs 11 Dec 1821 - 26 Feb 1822 Cape - 30 Apr New Anchorage - 18 Jul Saugor - 24 Jul New Anchorage - 17 Aug Saugor - 5 Sep Penang - 18 Oct Whampoa - 24 Dec Second Bar - 9 Apr 1823 St Helena - 26 May Downs.

(6) 1823/4 Bengal and China. Capt Peter Cameron. Downs 26 Feb 1824 - 5 Jun New Anchorage - 12 Aug Saugor - 7 Sep Penang - 5 Nov Whampoa - 24 Dec Second Bar - 12 Mar 1825 St Helena - 22 Apr Downs.

(7) 1825/6 Bengal and China. Capt Peter Cameron. Falmouth 3 Mar 1826 - 22 Jun New Anchorage - 15 Aug Saugor - 4 Sep Penang - 20 Sep Singapore - 14 Oct Whampoa - 12 Dec Second Bar - 17 Mar 1827 St Helena - 13 May Downs.

(8) 1827/8 Bengal and China. Capt Bryan Broughton. Portsmouth 27 Feb 1828 - 5 Jun New Anchorage - 22 Sep Malacca - 1 Oct Singapore - 22 Oct Whampoa - 19 Dec Second Bar - 23 Apr 1829 St Helena - 10 Jun Downs.

(9) 1829/30 China. Capt Bryan Broughton. Downs 25 Apr 1830 - 4 Sep Hong Kong - 20 Sep Whampoa - 15 Dec Second Bar - 16 Mar 1831 St Helena - 6 May Downs.

(10) 1831/2 China. Capt Bryan Broughton. Downs 25 May 1832 - 18 Sep Whampoa - 18 Dec Second Bar - 4 Apr 1833 St Helena - 18 May Bantry Bay - 27 May Downs.



 

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