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Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Purchased2.1609EICS
First Commissioned1609EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured10.1.1618/19EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen300Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen240320Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.160978 IORMAR

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1609 - 1611Captain (HEIC)
David MiddletonBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1607-1611
IORMAR
1613 - 7.1614Captain (HEIC)
Christopher NewportBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1613-1614
IORMAR
1615 - 10.1.1619Captain (HEIC)
Walter PeytonBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1615-1619
IORMAR

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1609 - 1611Master (HEIC)
Edmund MusgraveBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1609-1611
IORMAR
1615 - 10.1.1618/19Master (HEIC)
Thomas BonnerBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1615-1619
IORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1.1618/19Taken by the Dutch at TikuIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Former name Bonaventure, bought Feb 1609 for £2200, repaired by Nicholas Diggins, 56/78 crew, 240/320 tons.

Voyages:

(1) 1608/9 Bantam. Capt David Middleton, Master Edmund Musgrave. Downs 29 Apr 1609 - 7 Dec Bantam - Botun - 5 Feb 1610 Bandas - 9 Oct Bantam - voyage ended summer 1611.

(2) 1612/3 Bantam. Capt Christopher Newport. Downs 1 Jan 1613 - 30 Apr Cape - 3 Aug Dhufar - 26 Sep landed Sir Robert Sherley at mouth of Indus - 28 Nov Tiku - 17 Dec Bantam 2 Jan 1614 - voyage ended Jul.

(3) 1614/5 Surat. Capt Walter Peyton, Master Thomas Bonner. Downs 23 Feb 1615 - 5 Jun Cape - 22 Jul Moheli - 24 Aug Socotra - 18 Sep Surat 19 Feb 1616 - 1 May Bantam - 10 Jun Priaman - Tiku - Bantam 13 Oct - Surat - 22 Nov 1618 Jask - 10 Jan 1619 Surat - captured by Dutch at Tiku 1 Oct.



 

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