Earl Fitzwilliam

29554
Nominal Guns26EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1786EICS
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards EICS
Constructor Frances Barnard (d.1825)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt23.2.1799EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck143' 6"Imperial Feet43.5899 
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen803Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1786 - 4.11.1791Captain (HEIC) James DundasIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1786, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft 6in, keel 116ft, breadth 36ft 1in, hold 14ft 10in, wing transom 23ft 6in, port cell 26ft 7in, waist 1ft 3in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 3in, roundhouse 6ft 3in, ports 13 middle & upper, deck range 80ft 9in, 803 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-4 James Farquharson

5 William Fraser.

Voyages:

(1) 1786/7 Madras and China. Capt James Dundas. Downs 18 Feb 1787 - 12 Mar Madeira - 22 Jun Madras - 4 Oct Whampoa - 3 Feb 1788 Second Bar - 20 May St Helena - 15 Jul Long Reach.

(2) 1789/90 Bengal and Madras. Capt James Dundas. Portsmouth 14 Mar 1790 - 5 Apr Madeira - 13 Aug Diamond Harbour - 13 Dec Cox's Island - 19 Jan 1791 Madras - 6 Feb 'Broken Ground' Bengal - 9 Apr Madras - 9 Jul Cape - 3 Aug St Helena - 9 Oct Long Reach.

(3) 1792/3 Bombay. Capt James Tweedale. Portsmouth 7 Jul 1793 - 2 Dec Bombay - 21 Dec Surat - 31 Dec Bombay - 16 Mar 1794 Tellicherry - 31 Mar Calicut - 10 Apr Quilon - 28 Jun St Helena - 10 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1794/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Tweedale. Portsmouth 9 Jul 1795 - 7 Sep Rio de Janeiro - 16 Dec Madras - 20 Feb 1796 Kedgeree - 10 May Saugor - 2 Jul Madras - 4 Nov Cape - 5 Dec St Helena - 18 Feb 1797 Purfleet.

(5) 1796/7 Capt James Tweedale. Torbay 22 Sep 1797 - burnt in the river Hugli 23 Feb 1799.



 

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