Earl of Mansfield

29561
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1777EICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1790EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck139' 6 ½"Imperial Feet42.3799 
Length of Keel112' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet34.144 
Breadth36' 3"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen782Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1777 - 1788Alexander HumeIORMAR
1788 - 1790John FarquharsonIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.10.1777 - 10.10.1785Captain (HEIC)William Fraser (1737-1818)IORMAR16.11.1785 - 2.8.1790Captain (HEIC)Brodie HepworthIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1777, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 139ft 6½in, keel 112ft ¼in, breadth 36ft 3in, hold 15ft, wing transom 23ft 1in, port cell 24ft 11in, between decks 6ft 4in, 26 guns, 782 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-4 Alexander Hume

5 John Farquharson.

Voyages:

(1) 1777/8 St Helena and China. Capt William Fraser. Portsmouth 25 Dec 1777 - 16 Mar 1778 St Helena - 12 May Cape - 29 Jul Whampoa - 2 Jan 1779 Second Bar - 17 Feb Malacca - 10 Jun St Helena - 3 Sep Shannon - 17 Nov Downs.

(2) 1779/80 China. Capt William Fraser. Portsmouth 3 Jun 1780 - 5 Oct Cape - 14 Feb 1781 Whampoa - 8 Apr Second Bar - 1 Aug Benkulen - 19 Aug Padang - 25 Sep Benkulen - 17 Dec St Helena - 3 Apr 1782 Gravesend.

(3) 1783/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt William Fraser. Downs 10 Feb 1784 - 1 Apr São Tiago - 22 Jun Johanna - 21 Jul Madras - 15 Aug Kedgeree - 27 Feb 1785 Saugor - 29 Apr Mauritius - 19 Jun St Helena - 2 Sep Downs.

(4) 1785/6 Benkulen and China. Capt Brodie Hepworth. Portsmouth 16 Feb 1786 - 14 Jul Benkulen - 7 Dec Whampoa - 8 Mar 1787 Second Bar - 2 Aug St Helena - 13 Oct Downs.

(5) 1788/9 China. Capt Brodie Hepworth. Downs 23 Mar 1789 - 25 Aug Whampoa - 21 Nov Second Bar - 17 Mar 1790 St Helena - 23 Jun Downs.



 

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