General Stuart

29773
Nominal Guns12E-WIKI
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched27.6.1801E-WIKI
First Commissioned1801IORMAR
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey IORMAR
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)IORMAR
CategoryMerchantE-WIKI
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1825E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Length of Gundeck134' 7"Imperial Feet40.8484 
Length of Keel110' 4"Imperial Feet33.5382 
Breadth32' 2 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen607Tons BM 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1801 - 1803 Thomas Wilkinson Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1803 - 1806 Moses Agar (1770-1858) Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1806 - 1808 Samuel Hale Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1808 - 1812 John Hotson Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR
1812 - 1814 Thomas Garland Murray Principal Managing OwnerIORMAR

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.7.1801 - 13.4.1803Captain (HEIC) Robert Abbon MashIORMAR8.5.1803 - 23.11.1804Captain (HEIC) Thomas MortimerIORMAR24.1.1805 - 11.5.1808Captain (HEIC) John RogersIORMAR6.7.1808 - 15.7.1814Captain (HEIC) James JamesonIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
29.7.1801Issued with a Letter of Marque as a PrivateerHCA26
8.6.1803Issued with a Letter of Marque as a PrivateerHCA26
18.3.1805Issued with a Letter of Marque as a PrivateerHCA26
12.10.1806Issued with a Letter of Marque as a PrivateerHCA26
5.8.1808Issued with a Letter of Marque as a PrivateerHCA26


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Extra ship, built by Randall, measured 1801, 3 decks, 4in bottom, length 134ft 7in, keel 110ft 4in, breadth 32ft 2½in, hold 12ft 2in, wing transom 20ft 11½in, port cell 28ft 11in, waist 4ft, between decks 5ft 11in & 6ft, roundhouse 6ft 3in, ports 12 upper, 607 tons.

Principal Managing Owners:

1 Thomas Wilkinson

2-3 Moses Agar

4 Samuel Hale

5-6 John Hotson

7 Thomas G Murray.

Voyages:

(1) 1800/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt Robert Abbon Mash. Portsmouth 9 Sep 1801 - 24 Sep Madeira - 4 Feb 1802 Madras - 5 Mar Calcutta - 1 Sep Kedgeree - 29 Sep Madras - 4 Jan 1803 St Helena - 23 Mar Downs.

(2) 1802/3 Madras. Capt Thomas Mortimer. Plymouth 17 Jul 1803 - 28 Jul Madeira - 15 Sep Fernando Noronha - 3 Jan 1804 Madras - 29 Jun St Helena - 10 Oct Downs. 27 Aug 1803 captured French ship Aurora.

(3) 1804/5 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Rogers. Portsmouth 25 Apr 1805 - 23 Aug Madras - 11 Sep Diamond Harbour - 14 Nov Saugor - 26 Dec Benkulen - 10 Apr 1806 St Helena - 13 Jun Downs.

(4) 1805/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt John Rogers. Portsmouth 4 Jan 1807 - 13 Apr Cape - 11 Jun Madras - 18 Jul Diamond Harbour - 30 Sep Saugor - 14 Feb 1808 St Helena - 12 Apr Gravesend.

(5) 1807/8 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Jameson. Portsmouth 17 Sep 1808 - 28 Sep Madeira - 11 Feb 1809 Madras - 24 Mar Calcutta - 4 Jul Diamond Harbour - 12 Sep Madras - 25 Dec Cape - 27 Jan 1810 St Helena - 16 Apr Long Reach.

(6) 1810/1 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Jameson. Torbay 12 May 1811 - 12 Sep Madras - 21 Oct Calcutta - 24 Dec Saugor - 12 May 1812 St Helena - 27 Jul Blackwall.

(7) 1812/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt James Jameson. Portsmouth 18 Mar 1813 - 13 Jul Johanna - 9 Aug Madras - 27 Aug Calcutta - 6 Nov Saugor - 1 Mar 1814 Cape - 18 Mar St Helena - 4 Jun Blackwall.



 

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