Benjamin Rosewell


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Place of BirthUnknown CSORN
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 - Unknown CSORN
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1699 Launched Stirling Castle (70) - 70 gun Ship of the Line at Deptford Dockyard 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) - 64 gun Ship of the Line at Harwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
9.6.1704 Launched Plymouth Transport - Unknown gun Transport at Plymouth Dockyard  
9.6.1704 Launched Plymouth - Unknown gun Transport at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.3.1704/524.8.1727Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham DockyardBWAS-1603
21.9.1705 Launched Stirling Castle (70) - 70 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
2.7.1706 Launched London (100) - 100 gun Ship of the Line at Deptford Dockyard  
3.7.1707 Launched Salisbury (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
8.1707 Launched Mermaid (36) - 36 gun Ship at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
18.10.1708 Launched Chester (54) - 54 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
20.1.1709/10 Launched Lion (60) - 60 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
2.8.1710 Launched Vanguard (90) - 90 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
18.9.1711 Launched Bonaventure (54) - 54 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
25.4.1712 Launched Rose (42) - 42 gun Ship at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
21.4.1715 Launched Sandwich (90) - 90 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
29.7.1717 Launched Newark (80) - 80 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
20.5.1718 Launched Norwich (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
25.3.1719 Launched Swallow (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
25.10.1721 Launched London (100) - 100 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard  
26.10.1721 Launched Colchester (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
23.11.1721 Launched Hawk (8) - 8 gun Sloop at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.8.1722 Launched Plymouth (60) - 60 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
19.9.1723 Launched Lennox (70) - 70 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
30.4.1724 Launched Sunderland (60) - 60 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard  
1725 Launched Supply (4) - 4 gun Hoy at Chatham Dockyard  
19.5.1725 Launched Anglesea (40) - 40 gun Ship at Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.2.1725/26 Launched Union (90) - 90 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard 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) - 20 gun Frigate at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
5.3.1728/29 Launched Royal Sovereign (104) - 104 gun Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
25.8.1732 Launched Spy (8) - 8 gun Sloop at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
25.11.17329.1741Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
22.3.1736/37 Launched Gloucester (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:977WikiTree Web Site
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Friday 22nd of March 2019 20:02Tim OakleyBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Sheerness' (1787) (44)
Friday 22nd of March 2019 16:52AvMBritish bomb vessel 'Sulphur' (1797) (10)
Friday 22nd of March 2019 16:50AvMBritish bomb vessel 'Sulphur' (1797) (10)
Wednesday 20th of March 2019 17:16GrammontFrench Privateer 'Le Duc d'Orléans' (1707)
Wednesday 20th of March 2019 16:05CyFrench Privateer 'Le Duc d'Orléans' (1707)