Hillsborough (East Indiaman)

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Two East Indiamen of the East India Company (EIC), have borne the name Hillsborough, named for Hillsborough:

  • Hillsborough (1774 ship) – launched in 1774 and made two complete voyages for the EIC; A Spanish fleet captured her in 1780. The Spanish Navy took her into service until 1794, when she was sold for breaking up.
  • Hillsborough (1783 EIC ship)– launched in 1783. Made seven voyages for the EIC before she was sold. She became a whaler and was broken up in 1804.