Fox

29734
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1771EICS
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe EICS
ConstructorJohn Randall (d.1776)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1785EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck131' 1"Imperial Feet39.9296 
Length of Keel109' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet33.2296 
Breadth36' 6 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen777Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1771 - 1785Alexander Hume Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.11.1771 - 12.10.1777Captain (HEIC)David MitchellIORMAR23.8.1778 - 29.10.1784Captain (HEIC)John BlackburnIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Randall, launched 1771, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 13ft 1in, keel 109ft 6¼in, breadth 36ft 6½in, hold 14ft 6in, wing transom 22ft 7in, port cell 24ft 4in, between decks 6ft, 777 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

Alexander Hume.

Voyages:

(1) 1771/2 Madras and China. Capt David Mitchell. Downs 5 Feb 1772 - 4 May Cape - 10 Jul Madras - 29 Aug Malacca - 6 Oct Whampoa - 7 Nov Second Bar - 10 Apr 1773 Cape - 6 May St Helena - 22 Jul Downs.

(2) 1775/6 Madras and China. Capt David Mitchell. Downs 22 Jan 1776 - 9 May Johanna - 11 Jun Madras - 17 Aug Malacca - 15 Oct Whampoa - 9 Feb 1777 Second Bar - 10 Jul St Helena - 3 Oct Downs.

(3) 1778/9 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Blackburn. Portsmouth 7 Mar 1779 - 5 Apr Madeira - 8 May Goree - 30 Jul Simons Bay - 31 Aug Cape - 18 Jan 1780 Madras - 12 Mar Kedgeree - 10 Nov Barrabulla - 12 Mar 1781 St Helena - 20 Oct Downs.

(4) 1782/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Blackburn. Portsmouth 11 Mar 1783 - 25 Jun Johanna - 7 Aug Madras - 16 Sep Culpee - 22 Jan 1784 Kedgeree - 14 Jun St Helena - 30 Sep Deptford.



 

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