Ship Calcutta

ID 871


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
1794 Ship ES 768 1798-1807 2
Where Built
Date of Launch  
Unknown Calcutta Unknown


      Dimensions & Construction

Ship History

1794Launched on the River Hughli for Haggey & Co.

1797Taken up as an Extra Ship for East India Company service.

1799Captured by French frigate Syrene off Madeira.

1799Recaptured by HMS L'Aimable and returned to London.

1807Left East India Company service.

1807Wrecked on the coast of New Guinea on passage from Botany Bay to Canton.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

117971799 John Haggey
217991801 John Haggey

Ship Owners

  • Haggey & Co 1794-1807   


  • Anthony J Farrington, Catalogue of East India Company Ships' Journals and Logs 1600-1834, 1999, British Library, 0712346465, p97
  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p226
  • Jean Sutton, Lords of the East: The East India Company and its Ships 1600-1874, 2000, Conway Maritime Press, 0851777864, p153

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