Ship Crescent

ID 1398


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
1790 Ship ES 238 1796-1798 0
Where Built
Date of Launch  
Marmaduke Stalkart London 15 May 1790


      Dimensions & Construction

Ship History

1790Launched at Rotherhithe for John St Barbe.

1790In service as a Levant trader.

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

1798Left East India Company service

1798Captured by French privateer Mercure.

1798Recaptured almost immediately by HMS Caroline.

1798Sold to Shedden & Co.

1798Worked in the West African slave trade.

1805Sold for whaling.

1807Foundered off Patagonia on 8 Mar 1807.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

11790 John Ellesmere

Ship Owners

  • John St Barbe 1790-1798   
  • Shedden & Co 1798-1807   


  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p229

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