Lord Wellington (1812 ship)
Lord Wellington was launched in 1812 in Quebec, possibly in Montreal. She was a London-based transport that made one voyage to India in 1819 under a license from the British East India Company (EIC). Afterwards she continued to sail to the Baltic and North America. She was last listed in 1829.
|Namesake:||Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington|
|Fate:||Last listed 1829|
|Tons burthen:||453, or 46626⁄94 (bm)|
|Length:||117 ft 0 in (35.7 m)|
|Beam:||30 ft 7 in (9.3 m)|
|Armament:||10 × 18-pounder guns "of the New Construction"|
Lord Wellington first appeared in Lloyd's Register (LR) in 1812 with Landels, master, Chapman, owner, and trade London transport.
On 20 January 1814 as Lord Wellington, Landelles, master, was returning to England from Bermuda, she ran down Ceres, Watkins, master, off the Lizard. Ceres had been sailing from Dublin to London. She was sunk, but Lord Wellington rescued her crew. Then on 17 July the transport Lord Wellington arrived at Ramsgate from Calais with elements of the 13th and 16th Dragoons. By 8 June she was at St Helena.
|Year||Master||Owner||Trade||Source & notes|
LR reported that Lord Wellington, Wase, master, had sailed for Bombay on 28 February 1819. LL reported on 12 May 1820 that Lord Wellington, Wasse, from Bengal, having struck on a sunken rock, put into Madras with damage. She sailed early in December 1819 to Trincomalee to repair, and was expected to return to Madras to sail in January 1820 for London. She actually returned to Madras on 15 February and was expected to sail for London on 2 March.
A letter dated Reval 17 September 1825 reported that Lord Wellington had put in leaky. She had been sailing from Narva to London when she grounded on Hang Hood. A letter dated 1 October reported that she had been hove down and was expected to commence reloading in three or four days.
Lord Wellington was last listed in LR in 1827 with M.Madjen, master, Chapman, owner, and trade London. She was last listed in the Register of Shipping in 1829 with Madkin, master, Chapman, owner, and trade London–North America. Both showed her having undergone repairs in 1825 and 1826.
Notes, citations, and references
- Hackman (2001), p. 292.
- Marcil (1995).
- LR (1812), Supple. pages "L", Seq.№L61.
- Lloyd's List (LL) №4785.
- LL №4841.
- Register of Shipping (1814), Seq.№C377.
- LL 19 July 1814, Ship arrival and departure (SAD) data.
- Hackman (2001), p. 247.
- LR (1820), "Licensed India Ships".
- LL №5490.
- LL №5510, Ship arrival and departure (SAD) data.
- LR (1825), Seq.№L533.
- LL №6052.
- LL №6057.
- The Ships List: Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec, 1829.