Francis

29739
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1782EICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1796EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck143' 0"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel115' 7"Imperial Feet35.0639 
Breadth35' 10"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen789Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1781 - 1795William Moffat Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.3.1782 - 6.9.1784Captain (HEIC)Henry GrueberIORMAR8.11.1784 - 28.7.1786Captain (HEIC)James UrmstonIORMAR6.12.1786 - 17.9.1796Captain (HEIC)Robert BurrowesIORMAR


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Menetone, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 143ft, keel 115ft 7in, breadth 35ft 10in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 8½in, port cell 26ft 4in, between decks 6ft & 6ft 3in, deck range 78ft, 789 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

William Moffat.

Voyages:

(1) 1781/2 Madras and China. Capt Henry Grueber. Portsmouth 11 Sep 1782 - 26 Nov San Salvador - 28 Dec Trinidade - 17 Apr 1783 Madras - 5 Oct Whampoa - 20 Dec Second Bar - 28 Apr 1784 St Helena - 24 Jul Long Reach.

(2) 1784/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Urmston. Downs 25 Jan 1785 - 8 May False Bay - 12 Jul Madras - 4 Aug Diamond Point - 16 Dec Saugor - 26 Dec Madras - 12 Mar 1786 Cape - 4 Apr St Helena - 22 Jun Downs.

(3) 1786/7 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 21 Feb 1787 - 13 May St Helena - 31 Aug Batavia - 23 Oct Benkulen - 17 Dec Manna - 29 Dec Benkulen - 13 Jun 1788 St Helena - 25 Aug Downs.

(4) 1789/90 Bombay and China. Capt Robert Burrowes. Downs 5 Jan 1790 - 31 Jan Madeira - 30 May Bombay - 11 Aug Whampoa - 17 Nov Second Bar - 10 Apr 1791 Cape - 28 Apr St Helena - 29 Jun Long Reach.

(5) 1792/3 Bengal and Madras. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 5 Apr 1793 - 14 Aug Madras - 7 Sep Diamond Harbour - 8 Nov Saugor - 11 Feb 1794 St Helena - 27 Apr Long Reach.

(6) 1794/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Burrowes. Portsmouth 24 May 1795 - 2 Sep Madras - 24 Sep Diamond Harbour - 4 Dec Cox's Island - 6 Feb 1796 Madras - 7 May St Helena - 3 Aug Downs.



 

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