Earl of Wycombe

29588
Nominal GunsUnknownIORMAR
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1786EICS
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire EICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1800EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Length of Keel102' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet31.096 
Breadth34' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet10.3823 
Depth in Hold12' 11"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen655Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1786 - 1793Anthony BroughIORMAR
1793 - 1800John WoolmoreIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.1.1787 - 13.3.1797Captain (HEIC)William WoodIORMAR4.4.1797 - 6.2.1800Captain (HEIC)Dixon MeadowsIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built at Liverpool, launched 1786, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 128ft, keel 102ft 1¼in, breadth 34ft 8¾in, hold 12ft 11in, wing transom 20ft 3in, port cell 23ft 2in, waist 5in, between decks 5ft 6in & 6ft, roundhouse 6ft 1in, ports 10 middle & 8 upper, deck range 73ft 655 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 Anthony Brough

4-6 John Woolmore.

Voyages:

(1) 1786/7 China. Capt John William Wood. Downs 14 Mar 1787 - 2 Aug Whampoa - 18 Dec Second Bar - 26 Feb 1788 St Helena - 26 Apr Downs.

(2) 1788/9 China. Capt John William Wood. Downs 1 May 1789 - 20 Sep Whampoa - 2 Jan 1790 Second Bar - 14 Mar St Helena - 21 May Downs.

(3) 1791/2 Benkulen and China. Capt John William Wood. Torbay 9 Feb 1792 - 14 May Cape - 23 Jul Benkulen - 10 Oct Whampoa - 9 Jan 1793 Second Bar - 31 Jan Batavia - 6 May St Helena - 1 Jul Downs.

(4) 1793/4 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt John William Wood. Portsmouth 2 May 1794 - 13 Aug St Helena - 20 Nov Benkulen - 25 Feb 1795 'Pulo Massey' - 4 Mar Benkulen - 22 May St Helena - 14 Sep Shannon - 15 Oct Downs.

(5) 1795/6 Madras. Capt John William Wood. Portsmouth 6 Mar 1796 - 5 Apr São Tiago - 28 May Simons Bay - 23 Jul Madras - 2 Nov Cape - 5 Dec St Helena - 14 Feb 1797 Downs.

(6) 1796/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Dixon Meadows. Torbay 22 Sep 1797 - 3 Feb 1798 Madras - 10 Mar Kedgeree - 12 Jun Saugor - 26 Jul Calcutta - 19 Jan 1799 Saugor - 21 Feb Madras - 9 Apr Cannanore - 13 Apr Tellicherry - 5 May Bombay - 17 Sep St Helena - 12 Jan 1800 Cork - 1 Feb Downs.



 

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