Roebuck Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns44
Approved1769
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateFifth Rate
TypeShip
Designed Crew280
Ships in Class17

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 285.00 Imperial Pound ( 129.25 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 x British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     140' 0"115' 9"37' 9 ½"16' 4"879 2694
Roebuck (44) 30.11.1769Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 28.4.17747.1811Broken Up140' 0"115' 9"37' 9 ½"16' 4"879 2694
Romulus (44) 14.5.1776Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 17.12.177719.2.1781Captured140' 0"115' 8 ½"37' 11"16' 4"884 7694
Actaeon (44) UnknownRotherhithe - London - Surrey 29.1.177830.4.1802Sold140' 1 ½"115' 10 ½"37' 11 ¼"16' 4"887 894
Janus (44) 24.7.1776Limehouse - London 14.5.177810.8.1810Wrecked140' 0 ½"115' 10 ½"37' 10 ½"16' 4"883 8094
Charon (44) 9.10.1776King's Yard - Harwich 8.10.177810.10.1781Sunk in Action140' 3"116' 1"38' 0"16' 4"891 5794
Ulysses (44) 16.4.1777Liverpool - Lancashire 14.7.177911.1.1816Sold140' 0"115' 3 ⅛"38' 0 ½"16' 4 ¾"887 894
Endymion (44) 2.2.1778Limehouse - London 28.8.177920.8.1790Wrecked140' 0"115' 7"38' 1 ½"16' 4"893 5994
Assurance (44) 20.5.1778Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 20.4.17803.1815Broken Up140' 4"115' 11 ½"38' 2"16' 4 ½"898 4594
Dolphin (44) 8.1.1777Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 10.3.17817.1817Broken Up139' 11"115' 6 ¼37' 10 ¼"16' 4"880 4794
Argo (44) 26.2.1779Howden Pans - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne 7.6.178111.1.1816Sold140' 8"115' 9 ⅜"38' 0 ¾"16' 4 ½"892 2194
Diomede (44) 14.8.1779Bristol - England 18.10.17812.8.1795Wrecked140' 0"116' 0 ½"37' 11"16' 4"887 3794
Serapis (44) 13.7.1780Bristol - England 7.11.178217.7.1826Sold140' 2 ½"115' 5"38' 0"16' 4 ½"886 4694
Gladiator (44) 13.7.1780Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 20.1.17838.1817Broken Up140' 0"115' 1"37' 11 ½"16' 5"882 094
Charon (44) 19.9.1781Bristol - England 17.5.178312.1805Broken Up140' 1 ½"115' 3 ⅞"38' 1"16' 4 ½"889 6394
Guardian (44) 11.8.1780Batson's Yard - Limehouse Hole 23.3.178412.4.1790Beached140' 0"115' 6"38' 2 ½"16' 4"896 3394
Experiment (44) 13.7.1780East Cowes - Isle of Wight 27.11.17848.9.1836Sold140' 0 ½"115' 8"38' 0 ½"16' 4"890 3594
Regulus (44) 20.10.1780Northam - Devon 10.2.17853.1816Broken Up140' 1"115' 8 ⅝"38' 0"16' 4"888 7794

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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