Earl of Chesterfield

29571
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1781EICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1794EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck143' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet43.6055 
Length of Keel115' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Breadth36' 3 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold15' 1"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen810Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1781 - 1794Thomas Newte (c.1749-1806)IORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.3.1781 - 10.8.1786Captain (HEIC)Bruce BoswellIORMAR16.11.1786 - 24.6.1788Captain (HEIC)John CranstounIORMAR

2 Deck Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.11.1786 - 24.6.1788Third MateSamuel MilnerIORMAR16.11.1786 - 24.6.1788Chief MateCharles ChambersIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft 4¾in, keel 115ft 8½in, breadth 36ft 3½in, hold 15ft 1in, wing transom 23ft 8in, port cell 26ft 8in, between decks 6ft 2in & 6ft 4in, ports 13 middle & upper, 810.

Principal Managing Owner:

Thomas Newte.

Voyages:

(1) Madras, Bengal, Bombay and China. Capt Bruce Boswell. Plymouth 26 Jun 1781 - 18 Nov St Helena - 31 Mar 1782 Madras - 17 Sep Kedgeree - 28 Nov Madras - 2 Feb 1783 Kedgeree - 12 Jul Calcutta - 18 Nov Culpee - 13 Dec Colombo - 16 Feb 1784 Bombay - 4 Apr Anjengo - 5 Jun Bombay - 15 Sep Malacca - 12 Dec Batavia 15 Jun 1785 - 18 Jul Whampoa - 1 Dec - 17 Mar 1786 St Helena - 24 Jun Gravesend.

(2) 1786/7 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt John Cranstoun. Downs 19 Feb 1787 - 11 May St Helena - 29 Aug Benkulen - 7 Dec Pulau Pisang - 8 Feb 1788 Cape - 28 Feb St Helena - 1 Jun Blackwall.

(3) 1788/9 Madras, Benkulen and Bengal. Capt Henry Burges. Falmouth 8 Apr 1789 - 27 Jul Madras - 29 Sep Benkulen - 3 Dec Diamond Harbour - 28 Jan 1790 Saugor - 11 Mar Madras - 16 Jul St Helena - 14 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1792/3 Bombay and China. Capt Henry Burges. Torbay 14 Jan 1793 - 17 May Bombay - 12 Sep Whampoa - 19 Nov Second Bar - 22 Apr 1794. St Helena - 20 Jul Galway Bay - 30 Aug Long Reach.



 

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