Florentia

29699
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1821EICS
ShipyardNewcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne E-WIKI
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1831EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEICS
Burthen452Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1820 - 1827Henry MooreIORMAR

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.5.1821 - 14.10.1822Captain (HEIC)Samuel RemmingtonIORMAR15.4.1823 - 24.5.1824Captain (HEIC)John WimbleIORMAR18.5.1826 - 9.6.1827Captain (HEIC)Thomas Wedlock AldhamIORMARc.9.1827 - c.1828Captain (Merchant)Horatio BillettEICSc.8.1830 - c.1831Captain (Merchant)Jeffery DrakeE-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1827Refitted as a Merchant Convict Ship E-WIKI
15.9.1827

Sailed from England with 165 male convicts

E-WIKI
3.1.1828

Arrived at Sydney

EICS
16.8.1830

Sailed from Ireland with 200 male convicts

E-WIKI
15.12.1830

Arrived at Sydney

E-WIKI


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Chartered ship, 452 tons.

Principal Managing Owner: Henry J Moore.

Voyages:

(1) 1820/1 Bengal and Madras. Capt Samuel Remmington. Downs 18 Jun 1821 - 10 Nov Kidderpore - 1 Feb 1822 Kedgeree - 21 Feb Vizagapatam - 17 Mar Madras - 24 May Mauritius - 28 Jul St Helena - 13 Oct Blackwall.

(2) 1822/3 Bengal. Capt John Wimble. Downs 25 May 1823 - 27 Sep Kedgeree - 7 Oct Kidderpore - 23 Dec Saugor - 4 Mar 1824 St Helena - 1 May Blackwall.

(3) 1825/6 Bengal. Capt Thomas Aldham. Downs 20 Jun 1826 - 23 Oct Calcutta - 21 Jan 1827 Saugor - 3 Apr St Helena - 26 May Blackwall.



 

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