Ship Caernarvon

ID 460


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
1755 Ship Reg 660 1755-1766 3 99 30
Where Built
Date of Launch  
Wells London 29 Sep 1755


      Dimensions & Construction

Ship History

1755Launched at Deptford for John Hallett.

1755Also known as Marquis of Caernarvon.

1756Taken up for East India Company service.

1758Captured by a French warship.

1758Recaptured immediately by HM ship Somerset and brought into Milford Haven.

1765Ended East India company service.

1766Sold for breaking up.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

117561758 Norton Hutchinson
117561758 William Smith
217601762 Norton Hutchinson
317641765 Norton Hutchinson

Ship Owners

  • John Hallett 1755-1766   


  • Anthony J Farrington, Catalogue of East India Company Ships' Journals and Logs 1600-1834, 1999, British Library, 0712346465, pp92-93
  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p75
  • Jean Sutton, Lords of the East: The East India Company and its Ships 1600-1874, 2000, Conway Maritime Press, 0851777864, p150

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