Earl Howe

29560
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1794EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole EICS
ConstructorRobert Batson (1735-1806)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked1.8.1813EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck146' 2"Imperial Feet44.5019 
Length of Keel117' 10"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth37' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet11.2967 
Depth in Hold15' 1 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen876Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1794 - 1806John WoolmoreIORMAR
1806 - 1813/08/01Robert BurrowesIORMAR

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1797 - 27.6.1804Captain (HEIC)Robert BurrowesIORMAR16.11.1804 - 26.9.1808Captain (HEIC)Anthony MurrayIORMAR1809 - 1811Captain (HEIC)William John Eastfield (c.1778-1841)IORMAR12.3.1812 - 1.8.1813Captain (HEIC)George HooperIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Batson, launched 1794, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 146ft 2in, keel 117ft 10in, breadth 37ft 4¾in, hold 15ft 1½in, wing transom 23ft 8in, port cell 27ft 1in, waist 3ft 9in, between decks 6ft 3¼in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 5½in, ports 12 middle & upper, deck range 83ft 10in, 876 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-5 John Woolmore

6-8 Robert Burrowes.

Voyages:

(1) 1794/5 China. Capt James Steward. Portsmouth 24 May 1795 - 6 Jul San Salvadore - 3 Sep Simon's Bay - 4 Oct Cape - 29 Oct St Helena - 2 Nov Cape - 8 Feb 1796 Madras - 24 Feb Kedgeree - 23 Jun Bombay - 26 Aug Penang - 11 Sep Malacca - 15 Oct Whampoa - 16 Dec Second Bar - 26 Jan 1797 Penang - 3 Apr Cape - 28 Apr St Helena - 24 Jul Downs.

(2) 1797/8 Bombay, Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 17 Feb 1798 - 6 Jun Bombay - 15 Aug Madras - 6 Sep Diamond Harbur - 14 Dec Saugor - 13 Feb 1799 Cannanore - 22 Feb Tellicherry - 8 Mar Cannanore - 12 Mar Tellicherry - 28 Mar Cannanore - 22 May Madras - 25 Jul Trincomalee - 19 Aug Madras - 14 Sep Diamond Harbour - 5 Dec Saugor - 26 Aug 1800 Simon's Bay - 8 Jun St Helena - 9 Sep Downs.

(3) 1800/1 Bengal. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 23 Apr 1801 - 17 Aug Diamond Harbour - 31 Dec Saugor - 31 May 1802 St Helena - 28 Jul Downs.

(4) 1802/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 27 Apr 1803 - 15 May Madeira - 29 Aug Madras - 23 Sep Diamond Harbour - 8 Nov Saugor - 8 Mar 1804 St Helena - 27 May Downs.

(5) 1804/5 Madras and China. Capt Anthony Murray. Portsmouth 8 Mar 1805 - 17 Jul Madras - 25 Aug Penang - 13 Sep Malacca - 22 Dec Whampoa - 17 Feb 1806 Second Bar - 18 Mar Malacca - 2 Jul St Helena - 3 Sep Downs.

(6) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Anthony Murray. Portsmouth 22 Jun 1807 - 15 Nov Diamond Harbour - 13 Jan 1808 Saugor - 16 Feb Madras - 6 Mar Colombo - 12 Jun St Helena - 14 Aug Downs.

(7) 1808/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt John William Eastfield. Portsmouth 28 Apr 1809 - 8 May Madeira - 15 Sep Madras - 23 Oct Diamond Harbour - 29 Dec Saugor - 24 Jun 1810 St Helena - 5 Sep Downs.

(8) 1811/2 Bengal. Capt George Hooper. Portsmouth 4 Jun 1812 - 18 Jun Madeira - 8 Sep Port Louis - 16 Nov Kedgeree - 2 Jan 1813 Saugor - 7 Feb Madras - 14 Mar Colombo - 18 Apr Madras - 28 Apr Saugor - 4 Jun Diamond Harbour - lost in the river Hugli 1 Aug.



 

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