Earl Spencer

29589
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1795EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1811EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck135' 7"Imperial Feet41.1531 
Length of Keel110' 1 ½"Imperial Feet33.5407 
Breadth33' 2"Imperial Feet10.0753 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Burthen644Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1795 - 1801James Duncan Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1802 - 1805Moses Agar (1770-1858) Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1805 - 1807Thomas Welladvice (d.1808) Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1807 - 1811Martin Lindsay Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.9.1795 - 10.1.1797Captain (HEIC)Thomas DentonIORMAR25.2.1797 - 16.4.1805Captain (HEIC)Charles RaittIORMAR1805 - 22.10.1811Captain (HEIC)George HemingIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Voyages:

(1) 1795/6 Bengal. Capt Thomas Denton. Downs 26 Sep 1795 - 20 Feb 1796 Kedgeree - 3 Apr Saugor - 12 Aug False Bay - 4 Sep Cape - 27 Nov Crookhaven - 16 Dec Long Reach.

Second Entry

Built 1795, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 135ft 7in, keel 110ft 1½in, breadth 33ft 2in, hold 13ft 8in, wing transom 23ft 2in, port cell 25ft 1in, between decks 5ft 9in & 6ft 1in, roundhouse 6ft 2in, ports 12 middle & upper, deck range 80ft, 644 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 James Duncan

3 Moses Agar

4 Thomas Welladvice

5-6 Martin Lindsay.

Voyages:

(1) 1796/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Raitt. Portsmouth 5 Jun 1797 - 4 Sep Simons Bay - 2 Dec Madras - 26 Jan 1798 Kedgeree - 20 Apr Saugor - 22 Aug Simons Bay - 30 Sep Cape - 17 Nov St Helena - 3 Feb 1799 Downs.

(2) 1799/1800 Bengal. Capt Charles Raitt. Portsmouth 28 Jun 1800 - 8 Jan 1801 Kedgeree - 7 Apr Saugor - 4 Aug St Helena - 1 Nov Downs.

(3) 1802/3 Bengal. Capt Charles Raitt. Portsmouth 30 Jun 1803 - 16 Sep Rio de Janeiro - 11 Feb 1804 Diamond Harbour - 26 Apr Saugor - 16 Aug Madras - 31 Dec St Helena - 19 Mar 1805 Downs.

(4) 1805/6 Bombay. Capt George Heming. Portsmouth 9 Aug 1806 - 13 Nov Rio de Janeiro - 15 Jan 1807 Cape - 5 Apr Colombo - 21 May Bombay - 11 Oct Cape - 24 Oct St Helena - 29 Dec Downs.

(5) 1807/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Heming. Portsmouth 10 Jun 1808 - 24 Jun Madeira - 16 Nov Diamond Harbour - 2 Jan 1809 Calcutta - 14 Mar Saugor - 4 Jun Penang - 14 Nov St Helena - 19 Jan 1810 Downs.

(6) 1809/10 Bengal. Capt George Heming. Portsmouth 9 Jun 1810 - 25 Jun Madeira - 12 Dec Diamond Harbour - 3 Feb 1811 Saugor - 20 Feb Madras - 16 Jun St Helena - 30 Aug Downs.



 

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