Earl Talbot

29598
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1778EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall EICS
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1793EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen758Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1778 - 1789Sir Charles Raymond (1st Baronet) (1713-1788) Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1789 - 1793Donald Cameron (c.1765-1797)IORMAR

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1760 - 6.1763Captain (HEIC)William FosterIORMAR5.10.1778 - 9.3.1781Captain (HEIC)Thomas HindmanIORMAR6.8.1781 - 21.7.1787Captain (HEIC)Robert TaylorIORMAR21.1.1788 - 27.9.1791Captain (HEIC)John WoolmoreIORMAR6.4.1792 - 2.11.1793Captain (HEIC)Jeremiah DawkinsIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
21.4.1760Sailed from The Downs IORMAR
16.5.1763Arrived at Batavia IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

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

Principal Managing Owners:

1-4 Sir Charles Raymond

5-6 Donald Cameron.

Voyages:

(1) 1778/9 St Helena, Bengal and Madras. Capt Thomas Hindman. Portsmouth 7 Mar 1779 - 12 Apr Madeira - 30 Jul St Helena - 5 Dec Kedgeree - 25 Dec 1780 Madras - 16 Jun Madagascar - 25 Aug Cape - 29 Oct St Helena - 9 Jan 1781 Crookhaven - 24 Feb Long Reach.

(2) 1781/2 Bombay, Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Taylor. Portsmouth 6 Feb 1782 - 29 Aug Rio de Janeiro - 7 Sep Bombay - 19 Oct Madras - 27 Nov Masulipatam - 27 Jan 1783 Madras - 6 Mar Mangalore - 25 Apr Bombay - 12 Aug Madras - 2 Sep Masulipatam - 6 Oct Kedgeree - 1 Jun 1784 St Helena - 28 Aug Downs. 9 Mar 1783 capture of Mangalore fort from French.

(3) 1784/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Taylor. Portsmouth 16 Oct 1785 - 29 Oct Madeira - 9 Jan 1786 Cape - 6 Apr Madras - 27 Apr Diamond Creek - 27 Dec Saugor - 4 Feb 1787 Madras - 23 Apr Cape - 27 May St Helena - 18 Jul Downs.

(4) 1787/8 China. Capt John Woolmore. Downs 4 Apr 1788 - 9 Aug Whampoa - 26 Nov Second Bar - 21 Feb 1789 St Helena - 27 Apr Gravesend.

(5) 1789/90 China. Capt John Woolmore. Downs 13 May 1790 - 29 Sep Whampoa - 15 Jan 1791 Second Bar - 6 Jul St Helena - 31 Aug Long Reach.

(6) 1791/2 Bengal. Capt Jeremiah Dawkins. Downs 2 Jun 1792 - 7 Nov Diamond Point - 18 Feb 1793 Saugor - 1 Jul St Helena - 3 Oct Long Reach.



 

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