General Coote

29756
Nominal GunsUnknownEICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1782EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardUnknownEICS
ConstructorJohn Barnard (1705-1784)EICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1797EICS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck142' 4"Imperial Feet43.284 
Length of Keel114' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet34.7663 
Breadth35' 11"Imperial Feet10.6731 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Burthen787Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1782 - 5.9.1784Captain (HEIC)Daniel Griffiths HoareIORMAR31.10.1784 - 29.5.1792Captain (HEIC)James BaldwinIORMAR24.4.1793 - 10.12.1794Captain (HEIC)Robert WilliamsIORMAR22.2.1795 - 30.3.1797Captain (HEIC)Charles DundasIORMAR

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1782 - 5.9.1784Chief MateWilliam FaringtonIORMAR


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
5.1795-9.1795British invasion of the Dutch Cape Colony  

Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Built by Barnard, launched 1781, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 142ft 2in, keel 114ft 9¾, breadth 35ft 11in, hold 14ft 9in, wing transom 23ft 3in, port cell 26ft 4in, between decks 5ft 11in & 6ft 4in, roundhouse 6ft 2¾in, ports 13 middle & upper, deck range 76ft, 787 tons.

Principal Managing Owner:

Robert Williams.

Voyages:

(1) 1781/2 Madras and China. Capt Daniel Griffith Hoare. Portsmouth 11 Sep 1782 - 9 Apr 1783 Madras - 6 Sep Malacca - 7 Oct Whampoa - 23 Dec Second Bar - 24 Apr 1784 St Helena - 13 Jul Downs.

(2) 1784/5 St Helena and China. Capt James Baldwin. Downs 1 Feb 1785 - 18 May St Helena - 1 Oct Whampoa - 2 Feb 1786 Second Bar - 4 Jun St Helena - 13 Aug Downs.

(3) 1787/8 Madras and China. Capt James Baldwin. Downs 9 Mar 1788 - 15 Jul Madras - 18 Sep Malacca - 17 Oct Whampoa - 4 Feb 1789 Second Bar - 4 Jun St Helena - 16 Aug Downs.

(4) 1790/1 Madras and China. Capt James Baldwin. Torbay 1 Feb 1791 - 29 May Madras - 27 Jul Penang - 13 Sep Whampoa - 23 Nov Second Bar - 25 Feb 1792 St Helena - 18 Apr Downs.

(5) 1792/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Williams. Portsmouth 7 Jul 1793 - 18 Sep Cape - 2 Nov Madras - 29 Jan 1794 Diamond Harbour - 25 Feb Cox's Island - 18 Jun St Helena - 7 Sep Downs.

(6) 1794/5 China. Capt Charles Dundas. Portsmouth 13 May 1795 - 7 Jul San Salvador - 2 Oct Cape - 20 Dec Balambang - 5 Mar 1796 Whampoa - 22 Jun Second Bar - 20 Nov St Helena - 14 Feb 1797 Downs.



 

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