Ship Coromandel

ID 1393


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
Unknown Ship ES 522 1800-1801 2
Where Built
Date of Launch  
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      Dimensions & Construction

Ship History

1793Originally was the French vessel Modeste. taken in prize.

1793Refitted at Chittagong.

1793Sold to Davidson & Co.. Calcutta.

1793Renamed Coromandel.

1800Taken up as an Extra Ship for East India Company service.

1803Left East India Company service.

1803Continued in independent trade.

1805Captured by the French privateer Henriette and sent to Mauritius.

1805Condemned as a prize.

1810Recaptured by the British at Mauritius and returned to her owners.

1812Badly damaged by stranding in the Karimata Passage.

1812Salved and repaired

1814Captured by the American privateer on 2 Aug 1814 when on passage from Batavia to london.

1814Recaptured by HMS Eridanus.

1821Foundered in Indian waters on 6 Feb 1821.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

118001801 J Robertson
218021803 Alexander Stirling

Ship Owners

  • Davidson & Co 1793-1821   


  • Anthony J Farrington, Catalogue of East India Company Ships' Journals and Logs 1600-1834, 1999, British Library, 0712346465, p137
  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p229

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