Houghton

29817
Nominal Guns26IORMAR
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Acquired1751IORMAR
ShipyardUnknownIORMAR
CategoryMerchantIORMAR
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1764IORMAR

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentIORMAR
Burthen450Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
175192 IORMAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.10.1751 - 13.9.1757Captain (HEIC)Richard WalpoleIORMAR29.1.1759 - 5.9.1764Captain (HEIC)Charles NewtonIORMAR

1 Deck Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.12.1761 - 5.9.1764Chief MateEdward DampierIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
8.3.1757Action of 8th March 1757


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons, 99 crew, 26 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1751/2 China. Capt Richard Walpole. Plymouth 30 Dec 1751 - 14 May 1752 Mew Bay - 12 Jun Whampoa - 9 Nov Second Bar - 1 Mar 1753 St Helena - 20 May Downs.

(2) 1754/5 Bombay and China. Capt Richard Walpole. Downs 23 Apr 1755 - 22 May São Tiago - 18 Aug St Augustine's Bay - 1 Dec Bombay - 5 Feb 1756 Bandar Abbas - 10 Mar Bombay - 2 Apr Surat - 17 Apr Bombay - 7 May Tellicherry - 17 Jun Malacca - 27 Jul Whampoa - 30 Dec Second Bar - 1 Apr 1757 St Helena - 27 Jun Leith - 9 Aug Downs.

(3) 1758/9 Bengal and Bombay. Capt Charles Newton. Portsmouth 14 Apr 1759 - 1 May Madeira - 10 Aug St Augustine's Bay - 28 Oct Madras - 31 Dec Culpee - 24 Feb 1760 Ingeli - 2 Apr Anjengo - 13 Apr Calicut - 17 Apr Tellicherry - 9 May Bombay - 5 Feb 1761 St Helena - 18 Aug Downs.

(4) 1761/2 Madras and China. Capt Charles Newton. Plymouth 6 May 1762 - 24 May Madeira - 6 Nov Acheh - 20 Dec Kedgeree - 6 Apr 1763 Madras - 23 Jul Manila Bay - 3 Sep Whampoa - 23 Dec Second Bar - 12 Feb 1764 Benkulen - 2 Jun St Helena - 1 Sep Downs.



 

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