Earl of Oxford

29585
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1778EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1796EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen758Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.9.1778 - 26.8.1790Captain (HEIC)John WhiteIORMAR7.2.1793 - 17.10.1794Captain (HEIC)William WhiteIORMAR27.2.1795 - 16.9.1796Captain (HEIC)Harry KendallIORMAR

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.1.1789 - 26.8.1790Chief MateWilliam WhiteIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry, launched 1778, 3 decks, 4in bottom, 758 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 Sir Charles Raymond

4-6 Donald Cameron.

Voyages:

(1) 1778/9 Madras and China. Capt John White. Portsmouth 7 Mar 1779 - 5 Apr Madeira - 30 Jul Cape - 18 Jan 1780 Madras - 19 Jul Malacca - 1 Sep Whampoa - 10 Dec Second Bar - 20 May 1781 St Helena - 2 Nov Blackwall.

(2) 1782/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt John White. Portsmouth 11 Mar 1783 - 31 Mar São Tiago - 16 Jul Johanna - 26 Aug Madras - 13 Oct Kedgeree - 26 Mar 1784 Saugor - 12 Jul St Helena - 21 Oct Downs. 21 Aug 1783 witnessed burning of Duke of Kingston, received survivors.

(3) 1785/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt John White jun. Downs 4 Mar 1786 - 8 Jun Johanna - 4 Jul Madras - 14 Jul Diamond Point - 26 Dec Kedgeree - left Bengal 14 Mar 1787 - 22 Jun St Helena - 21 Sep Long Reach.

(4) 1788/9 Bengal, Madras and Benkulen. Capt John White jun. Portsmouth 2 May 1789 - 22 May Madeira - 18 Sep Diamond Harbour - 21 Jan 1790 Madras - 18 Feb Benkulen - 29 May St Helena - 27 Jul Long Reach.

(5) 1792/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt William White. Portsmouth 22 May 1793 - 10 Sep Madras - 4 Oct Diamond Harbour - 24 Dec Saugor - 31 Jan 1794 Madras - 1 May St Helena - 20 Jul Galway Bay - 30 Aug Long Reach.

(6) 1794/5 Bengal. Capt Harry Kendall. Portsmouth 18 Jun 1795 - 25 Oct Diamond Harbour - 15 Feb 1796 Saugor - 18 Apr Cape - 5 May St Helena - 3 Aug Downs.



 

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