The “Carnatic” was built by Green, Wigram’s & Green, at Blackwall, for Green & Co., launched December 28, 1833.Sat, Jan 4, 1834 – 4 · The Hampshire Advertiser (Southampton, Hampshire, England) · Newspapers.com
In February 1834, she set sail for Bombay with captain James S. Biles in command. She stopped in Portsmouth to take on additional passengers, and left again on March 10, 1834. The ship arrived in Bombay on June 21, 1834.Sat, Jan 11, 1834 – Page 1 · The Times (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.com
The ship arrived at Mauritius on February 19, 1835 on its way back from India, arriving back in England on May 10, 1835.
By July 1835, the ship was on its way back to Bombay, this time under the command of captain John Brodie (accompanied by his wife). The ship arrived in Bombay on December 1, 1835 after stops in Portsmouth on July 12, The Cape (of Good Hope) on September 28, and Allepie on November 24. The ship left Bombay on January 16, 1836 was back in England by May 20.Mon, Feb 8, 1836 – 4 · Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle (Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) · Newspapers.com
In August 1836 the ship set sail again for Bombay, with captain John Brodie still in command arriving in Bombay on December 9, 1836 with stops again in Portsmouth on August 9 and The Cape on October 22. The ship left Bombay February 2, 1837 returning to England by June 11, 1837.
February 1, 1838 the ship left Bombay for London, commanded by captain James Brodie.
August 25, 1839, the ship, under the command of captain Edward Voss left London, stopping at Land’s End September 1, and Madeira September 17, arriving in Madras December 18, 1839.Wed, Jun 10, 1840 – 1 · The Morning Chronicle (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.com
In October 1840, under the command of captain Edward Voss, the ship arrived in Calcutta from London.
Under the command of captain Charles Hyne, the ship left London in 1842, stopping at Gravesend on September 4, and Cannanore on December 28, arriving finally in Bombay January 8, 1843. The ship left Bombay February 26 for London with a stop at The Cape.Wed, Jun 28, 1843 – 7 · The Morning Post (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.com
On August 26, 1843 the ship left London, stopping at Gravesend and arriving at Bombay on December 20, 1843. Captain Charles Hyne‘s wife Louisa was present on this trip as she gave birth to William Harry in Bombay harbour two weeks after arriving. The ship left Bombay on February 22, 1844 with plans to stop at The Cape before arriving in London.
August 15, 1844 the ship left London, commanded by captain Charles Hyne. The captain’s wife Louisa was also aboard, with one child, likely William Harry. On September 9, the ship stopped in Cork before proceeding to Bombay, arriving January 9, 1845. On February 23, 1845 the ship left Bombay for its return trip to London.
In August 1845, the ship left London, stopping in Gravesend on August 15, 1845. The ship then continued to Bombay, arriving December 22, 1845. Captain Charles Hyne was in command on this trip, and was accompanied by his wife Louisa and one child, Harry Charles.
In April 1847 the ship, under the command of captain Charles Hyne, arrived in Calcutta from London.
Around April 1848 the ship left London commanded by captain Charles Hyne, with his wife on-board. It stopped in Portsmouth on April 11, and in Mauritius on June 24, finally arriving in Madras on July 18. On September 28, the ship left Madras bound for London, with a stop at “The Cape” (of Good Hope).
On March 24, 1849, now under the command of captain C. Nelson, the ship left Portsmouth, stopping in Mauritius on June 13 and arriving in Madras on June 30. The return trip to London left Madras on September 5 and was scheduled to stop at The Cape.Sat, Jan 12, 1850 – 3 · The Guardian (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.com
April 27, 1850, commanded by captain C. Nelson, the ship left London, stopped in Mauritius on July 15 and arriving in Madras on July 28.
To be continued…