Egmont

29618
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1766EICS
ShipyardDeptford - London EICS
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1778EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck138' 5"Imperial Feet42.0657 
Length of Keel112' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet34.144 
Breadth34' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet10.3823 
Depth in Hold14' 3 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen708Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1766 - 1776William WebberIORMAR
1776 - 1778Peter DoreIORMAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.12.1766 - 11.6.1778Captain (HEIC)Charles MearsIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1766, 3 decks, 3in bottom, length 138ft 5in, keel 112ft 7¼in, breadth 34ft 4¾in, hold 14ft 3½in, wing transom 20ft 9½in, between decks 5ft 9in, 708 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-3 William Webber

4 Peter Dore.

Voyages:

(1) 1766/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Mears. Downs 4 Mar 1767 - 20 Jun Johanna - 26 Jul Madras - 2 Sep Kedgeree - 1 Dec Ingeli - 9 Jan 1768 Masulipatam - 25 Jan Madras - 1 Jul Port Louis - 1 Aug St Helena - 20 Nov Downs.

(2) 1769/70 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Mears. Downs 21 Feb 1770 - 10 Mar Tenerife - 23 Apr Ascension - 24 Jun Johanna - 25 Jul Madras - 25 Aug Masulipatam - 15 Oct Culpee - 12 Feb 1771 Ingeli - 2 Mar Madras - 30 Jul St Helena - 11 Sep Downs.

(3) 1772/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Mears. Portsmouth 22 Apr 1773 - 27 Jul St Augustine's Bay - 19 Oct Kedgeree - 16 Apr 1774 Cape - 13 May St Helena - 22 Jul Downs.

(4) 1776/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt Charles Mears. Portsmouth 1 Jan 1777 - 20 Jan Madeira - 13 Apr Cape - 14 May Johanna - 16 Jun Madras - 30 Jul Myapore - 30 Sep Madras - 30 Dec Cape - 21 Feb 1778 St Helena - 16 Mar Ascension - 20 May Downs.



 

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