Fleet

29697
New Sceptre
Nominal Guns26IORMAR
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1695EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1710EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen280Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen305Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169561 IORMAR

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694 - 3.2.1700/1Captain (HEIC)John MerryIORMAR1701 - 3.4.1707Captain (HEIC)Thomas BurgessIORMAR1707 - c.1707Captain (HEIC)Charles NewtonIORMAR

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1704 - 3.4.1707Chief MateCharles NewtonIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Frigate, alias New Sceptre, 305 tons, 61 crew, 26 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1694/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Merry. Downs 6 May 1695 - 3 Sep 1697 Galway.

(2) 1698/9 China. Capt John Merry. Downs 29 Nov 1698 - 15 Feb 1699 Cape - 10 May Batavia - 26 Jun Amoy 26 Feb 1700 - 7 Apr Batavia 7 Aug - 5 Nov St Helena - 3 Feb 1701 Blackwall.

(3) 1701/2 China. Capt Thomas Burgess. Downs 8 Mar 1702 - 13 Jul Batavia - Sep Whampoa 1 Feb 1703 - 25 May St Helena - 4 Aug Ascension - 2 Oct Kinsale - 19 Nov Downs.

(4) 1704/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Burgess. Downs 5 Jan 1705 - 28 Jun Madras - 29 Jul Balasore - 7 Aug Rogues River - 22 Aug 'Ganges' - 19 Jan 1706 Madras - 26 May Cape - 5 Aug St Helena - 12 Nov Cork - 8 Mar 1707 Blackwall.

(5) 1707/8 St Helena, Bombay and Mokha. Capt Charles Newton.



 

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