Fame

29687
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1801EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall IORMAR
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured24.9.1806IORMAR

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck118' 3"Imperial Feet35.9706 
Length of Keel94' 4"Imperial Feet28.6766 
Breadth31' 4"Imperial Feet9.5504 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen492Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.3.1802 - 9.9.1805Captain (HEIC)John Valentine BakerIORMAR14.12.1803 - 9.9.1805Third MateJoshua WearIORMAR1806 - 24.9.1806Captain (HEIC)James JamesonIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
24.9.1806Taken by Pièmontaise (46) IORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Perry at Bristol, repaired 1802, 3 decks, length 118ft 3in, keel 94ft 4in, breadth 31ft 4in, hold 13ft, wing transom 23ft 11in, port cell 22ft 8½in, waist 5in, between decks 5ft 9in & 5ft 11in, roundhouse 6ft 2in, ports 12 middle & 11 upper, 492 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1-2 William Holden

3 John Wedderburn.

Voyages:

(1) 1801/2 Bengal and Benkulen. Capt John Valentine Baker. Portsmouth 12 May 1802 - 28 Sep Calcutta - 5 Jan 1803 Kedgeree - 29 Jan Penang - 26 Feb Benkulen - 4 Jun St Helena - 26 Aug Long Reach.

(2) 1803/4 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Valentine Baker. Plymouth 26 Feb 1804 - 29 Mar Madeira - 27 Jul Madras - 21 Aug Masulipatam - 4 Sep Calcutta - 12 Dec Kedgeree - 12 Feb 1805 Madras - 20 Jun St Helena - 18 Sep Blackwall.

(3) 1805/6 Bombay and Bengal. Capt James Jameson. Portsmouth 30 Mar 1806 - captured 24 Sep on her passage to Bengal by the French frigate Piedmontaise.



 

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