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Euphrates

29657
Nominal Guns22EICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched7.6.1803E-WIKI
First Commissioned1803EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardNewcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne IORMAR
Constructor
Francis HurryBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1792-1807
E-WIKI
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked1.1.1813EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck127' 10"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Length of Keel102' 2 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Breadth33' 1 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold13' 7"Imperial Feet4.0217 
Burthen596Tons BM 

Armament


1803Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1804 - 1807
Henry CookeBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1804-1807
Principal Managing Owner
IORMAR
1807 - 1813
Andrew TimbrellBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1807-1813
Principal Managing Owner
IORMAR

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180350 E-WIKI
180555 E-WIKI

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.8.1803 - 15.4.1805Captain (HEIC)
George WelsteadBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1803-1823
IORMAR
30.5.1805 - 1.1.1813Captain (HEIC)
Philip HerbertBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1805-1813
IORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1812Sailed from Portsmouth E-WIKI
29.12.1812Sailed from Colombo E-WIKI


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built in Newcastle, launched 1803, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 127ft 10in, keel 102ft 2½in, breadth 33ft 1½in, hold 13ft 7in, wing transom 25ft 7½in, between decks 5ft 9in & 6ft 3in, 596 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Thomas Hurry

2 Henry Cooke

3-5 Andrew Timbrell

Voyages:

(1) 1802/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt George Welstead. Portsmouth 28 Sep 1803 - 20 Feb 1804 Madras - 20 Mar Vizagapatam - 7 Apr Calcutta - 1 Sep Saugor - 22 Sep Madras - 31 Dec St Helena - 24 Mar 1805 Long Reach.

(2) 1804/5 St Helena, Penang and Bengal. Capt Philip Herbert. Cork 31 Aug 1805 - 29 Oct Funchal - 13 Dec St Helena - 9 Mar 1806 Cape - 1 Jun Penang - 18 Jul Calcutta - 29 Dec Saugor - 18 Apr 1807 St Helena - 5 Jul Blackwall.

(3) 1807/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt Philip Herbert. Portsmouth 15 Apr 1808 - 16 Aug Madras - 11 Sep Diamond Harbour - 10 Jan 1809 Saugor - 29 Apr St Helena - 17 Jul Blackwall.

(4) 1809/10 Madras and Bengal. Portsmouth 14 Mar 1810 - 22 May Cape - 10 Sep Madras - 30 Nov Mauritius - 7 Apr 1811 Calcutta - 2 Jul Saugor - 26 Sep Madras - 17 Nov Mauritius - 3 Jan 1812 St Helena - 3 Apr Blackwall.

(5) 1811/2 Bengal. Capt Philip Herbert. Portsmouth 14 Jul 1812 - 21 Dec Colombo Roads - lost off Dondra Head, Ceylon, 1 Jan 1813.



 

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