Ship Coverdale

ID 1395


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
1795 Ship ES 579 1796-1800 2
Where Built
Date of Launch  
Fishburn & Brodrick Whitby 29 Oct 1795


      Dimensions & Construction
3 decks, 4in bottom, length 120ft 10½in, keel 96ft 3in, breadth 33ft 1½in, wing transom 19ft, waist 1ft, between decks 5ft 9in & 6ft 9in, ports 7 upper

Ship History

1795Launched for Coverdale & Co.

1796Taken up as an Extra Ship for East India Company service.

1800Left East India Company service.

1805Sold by the executors of Norrison Coverdale.

1806Foundered in a gale on passage from Jamaica to London.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

117961798 Benjamin Gowland
217981800 Benjamin Gowland

Ship Owners

  • Coverdale & Co 1795-1805   


  • Anthony J Farrington, Catalogue of East India Company Ships' Journals and Logs 1600-1834, 1999, British Library, 0712346465, p140
  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p229

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