Ship Charles Mills

ID 889


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Built Rig Type Tons EIC Service
Crew Guns
1810 Ship ES 563 1811-1814 2
Where Built
Date of Launch  
Carson. Forbes. Courtney & Co Chester Dec 1810


      Dimensions & Construction
2 decks, 3½in bottom, length 123ft 4in, keel 98ft 9¼in, breadth 32ft 9in, hold 13ft 7in, wing transom 19ft 8in, port cell 24ft 5in, waist 11in, between decks 6ft 8in, roundhouse 6ft, ports 9 upper

Ship History

1810Launched in Chester for Charles J Wheeler.

1811Measured in 1811.

1811Taken up for service with the East India Company as an Extra Ship.

1814Left East India company service.

1814Traded generally worldwide.

1822Foundered in a hurricane in 50.00N. 88.00 E.

East India Company voyages and captains




Captain's Name

118111812 George Raincock
218131814 George Raincock

Ship Owners

  • Charles John Wheeler 1810-1822   


  • Anthony J Farrington, Catalogue of East India Company Ships' Journals and Logs 1600-1834, 1999, British Library, 0712346465, p121
  • Rowan Hackman, Ships of the East India Company, 2001, World Ship Society, 0905617967, p81
  • 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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