Benjamin Rosewell


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Place of BirthUnknownCSORN
First Known Service1.1.1701/2CSORN
FatherJohn Rosewell (1643-1692)EWIKI
WifeElizabeth Wyborne - Married 11.9.1684 - Saint Katherine's by the Tower, London ADM 6/20
SonJohn (1689-1711)EWIKI
SonJeremiah Rosewell (d.1741)EWIKI
SonBenjamin (d. 1727)EWIKI
SonWilliam Rosewell (d.1726)ref:977
SonEdward (1698-1727)EWIKI
DaughterElizabeth (1700-1775)EWIKI
DaughterSarah (d. 1743)EWIKI
Last Known Service9.1741CSORN
Date of Death9.1742 - UnknownCSORN
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1699 Launched Stirling Castle (70) , Ship of the Line at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford B065
1.1.1701/29.1702Appointed Master Shipwright at Harwich DockyardBWAS-1603
1.7.17023.1704/5Appointed Master Shipwright at Plymouth DockyardBWAS-1603
11.11.1703 Launched Rupert (64) , Ship of the Line at Harwich Dockyard - Harwich BWAS-1603
9.6.1704 Launched Plymouth Transport , Transport at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth  
9.6.1704 Launched Plymouth , Transport at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.3.1704/524.8.1727Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham DockyardBWAS-1603
21.9.1705 Launched Stirling Castle (70) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
2.7.1706 Launched London (100) , Ship of the Line at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford  
3.7.1707 Launched Salisbury (50) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
8.1707 Launched Mermaid (36) , Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
18.10.1708 Launched Chester (54) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
20.1.1709/10 Launched Lion (60) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
2.8.1710 Launched Vanguard (90) , Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
18.9.1711 Launched Bonaventure (54) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
25.4.1712 Launched Rose (42) , Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
21.4.1715 Launched Sandwich (90) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
29.7.1717 Launched Newark (80) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
20.5.1718 Launched Norwich (50) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.3.1719 Launched Swallow (50) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.10.1721 Launched London (100) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
26.10.1721 Launched Colchester (50) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
23.11.1721 Launched Hawk (8) , Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.8.1722 Launched Plymouth (60) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
19.9.1723 Launched Lennox (70) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
30.4.1724 Launched Sunderland (60) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham  
1725 Launched Supply (4) , Hoy at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham  
19.5.1725 Launched Anglesea (40) , Ship at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1714
8.2.1725/26 Launched Union (90) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.8.172724.11.1732Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
6.10.1727 Launched Rye (20) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
5.3.1728/29 Launched Royal Sovereign (104) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.8.1732 Launched Spy (8) , Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.11.17329.1741Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
22.3.1736/37 Launched Gloucester (50) , Ship of the Line at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714


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