Indiaman

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Indiaman

(formerly) a large merchant ship engaged in trade with India
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The Svecia, a heavily armed Swedish East Indiaman used by the Company mainly to trade with China, also made a few voyages to India to collect textiles and red sandalwood.
Along with the East Indiaman Atlas 1813, Royal Mail Ship Britannia 1840, Cutty Sark 1870, Clan Matheson 1919 and the Royal Mail Ship Queen Elizabeth 1940, the Lord Hinton stamp was today turned into a giant 7ft flag and flown from the Cutty Sark.
You can clamber all over this replica of a Dutch East Indiaman. It's astonishing to think that more than 350 sailors lived in the cramped space below deck on the original vessel before it sank on its maiden voyage in 1749.
In fact, the negative decision against Hercules in 1800 must have been very soon overturned, as in June 1800 the Herculean East Indiaman that sailed for India, commanded by Captain Robert Anderson, had as its Third Mate "Hercules Ross" (Hardy 1811:205).
The Netherlands, prime jurists in this field, have successfully argued legally that the modern Dutch state, which only dates from 1815, is the lawful successor, inter alia, of the Dutch East India Company, which was dissolved in 1802 by Napoleon, thereby entitling it to sovereign rights over any wreck and its contents of any Dutch East Indiaman, such as the Amsterdam, which is found; by so doing, they have reaped, and are reaping, a rich reward.
There was no difficulty getting anyone to eat fish, particularly the Birmingham Dlice contingent, when we met for the final night's dinner on board the East Indiaman, a painstakingly reconstruct-t ed replica of a trading ship that sunk in Gothenburg's harbour inlet in 1745, possibly because the Spanish crew were off their chops on schnapps.
At Merseyside Maritime Museum were is an oil painting called An East Indiaman taking a pilot off Dover, attributed to Robert Dodd (1748 - 1815).
Today, the Salem Maritime National Historic Site--essentially the entire port area of the city--commemorates that history, and there visitors can board the Friendship, a full-size replica of a 1797 East Indiaman launched at Salem and that sailed to India, China, Java, and Sumatra.
Scandinavian airline SAS said on Friday (27 May) that it had signed a partnership contract with the East Indiaman Gotheborg project.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 May 2005-SAS signs partnership agreement with East Indiaman Gotheborg project(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
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