Experiment

29676
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1802EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall IORMAR
ConstructorJohn Wells (1761-1848)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Founderedaft.28.10.1808IORMAR

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck124' 10 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Length of Keel99' 9 ½"Imperial Feet30.1879 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen549Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1805 - 1807George FraserIORMAR

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1802 - 5.3.1804Captain (HEIC)James CarnegieIORMAR5.4.1804 - 18.10.1805Captain (HEIC)Peter Campbell (1773-?)IORMAR4.3.1806 - 29.5.1807Captain (HEIC)James NormandIORMARc.9.1807 - aft.28.10.1808Captain (HEIC)John Logan (d.aft.1808)IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Wells, launched 1802, 2 decks, 4in bottom, length 124ft 10½in, keel 99ft 9½in, breadth 32ft 2in, hold 16ft, wing transom 23ft 2in, port cell 27ft 3in, waist 1ft 6in, between decks 6ft 6in, roundhouse 6ft 6in, ports 11 lower, 549 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 Robert Taylor

3 George Fraser

4 James Loughnan.

Voyages:

(1) 1802/3 Bombay. Capt James Carnegie. Downs 10 Feb 1803 - 13 May Johanna - 7 Jun Bombay - 14 Nov St Helena - 18 Jan 1804 Cork - 16 Feb Blackwall.

(2) 1803/4 Bombay. Capt Peter Campbell. Portsmouth 9 Jun 1804 - 5 Jul Madeira - 11 Dec Bombay - 23 Feb 1805 Tellicherry - 6 Mar Anjengo - 23 Jun St Helena - 18 Sep Blackwall.

(3) 1805/6 Bombay. Capt James Normand. Portsmouth 14 May 1806 - 6 Aug False Bay - 6 Oct Bombay - 16 Feb 1807 Cape - 9 Mar St Helena - 28 May Downs.

(4) 1806/7 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Logan. Portsmouth 17 Sep 1807 - parted company with the fleet in a gale 28 Oct 1808 in 8°80'S by 80'E, not heard of again.



 

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