Florentia

29699
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1821EICS
ShipyardNewcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne EWIKI
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 DrakeEWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1827Refitted as a Merchant Convict Ship EWIKI
15.9.1827

Sailed from England with 165 male convicts

EWIKI
3.1.1828

Arrived at Sydney

EICS
16.8.1830

Sailed from Ireland with 200 male convicts

EWIKI
15.12.1830

Arrived at Sydney

EWIKI


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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