Fort William

29729
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1806EICS
First Commissioned12.10.1809EICS
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1827EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck162' 6"Imperial Feet49.3801 
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth46' 3"Imperial Feet14.0335 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen1,137Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1806 - 1827  Principal Managing OwnerGilmore & Co.IORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.10.1809 - 29.6.1810Captain (HEIC)J. P. ParishIORMAR16.12.1815 - 30.7.1817Captain (HEIC)John InnesIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built at Calcutta, launched 1806, 3 decks, 4½in bottom, length 162ft 6in, keel 132ft, breadth 46ft 3in, hold 16ft 5in, wing transom 25ft 5in, port cell 29ft, waist 1ft 10in, between decks 6ft 6in & 6ft 6¼in, roundhouse 6ft 8in, ports 14 middle & 13 upper, deck range 99ft, 1137 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

Gilmore & Co.

Voyages:

(1) From India 1809. 'East Indies' 12 Oct 1809 - 25 Dec Cape - 13 Jan 1810 St Helena - 24 Mar Greenhithe.

(2) From China 1812. Capt J R Parish. Whampoa 29 Jul 1812 - 13 Aug Second Bar - 22 Oct Malacca - 25 Jan 1813 Cape - 8 Mar St Helena - 18 May Long Reach.

(3) 1815/6 Madras and China. Capt John Innes. Falmouth 9 Mar 1816 - 3 Jul Madras - 12 Aug Penang - 6 Sep Malacca - 6 Nov Whampoa - 1 Jan 1817 Second Bar - 16 Apr St Helena - 24 Jun Gravesend.

(4) 1825/6 Bengal. Capt James Neish. Portsmouth 27 Aug 1826 - 19 Jan 1827 Kedgeree - 15 Feb Calcutta.



 

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