Roby

28748
Rhoba
Nominal GunsUnknownref:1257
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired22.4.1757ref:1257
ShipyardUnknownref:1257
CategoryPrivateerref:1257
Ship TypeSloop
Last known1760ref:1257

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Burthen50Ton 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1758Martin Luther, Sylvester Childref:1291

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1757 - Captain (Privateer)Mark Anthony de Wolf (1726-1793)ref:129030.5.1757 - Captain (Privateer)Thomas Martinref:129029.7.1757 - Captain (Privateer)Joseph Owenref:129027.4.1758 - Captain (Privateer)Simeon Smithref:12571759Captain (Privateer)Caleb Cranstonref:125717.9.1760 - Captain (Privateer)Silas Cookref:1257

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759First Lieutenant (Privateer)Sion Martindale (c.1733-1785)ref:12571759Second Lieutenant (Privateer)Benjamin Cranstonref:1257

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1759Surgeon (Privateer)John McMullenref:12571759Gunner (Privateer)Robert Jollsref:12571759Master (Privateer)Jeremiah Hawkinsref:12571759Carpenter (Privateer)John Hardenref:1257


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1757, April 22. Rhoba. Sloop. Tons 50.

Commander, Mark Anthony D'Wolf.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Mark Anthony D'Wolf, mariner, Bristol, principal; Martin Luther and Sylvester Childs, both of Warren, sureties.

Equippers, Martin Luther, Sylvester Childs, James Brown and Cromwell Childs; all of Warren.

Witnesses, John Luther, Caleb Carr.

N. P. VI, 262. Marine Bonds.

 

1757, May 30. Rhoba. Sloop. Tons 55.

Commander, Thomas Martin.

Bond. None recorded.

Equippers, Martin Luther and Sylvester Child; both of Warren.

N. P. VI. 281.

 

1757 July 29. Rhoba. Sloop. Tons 55.

Commander, Joseph Owens.

Bond. Not recorded.

Equippers, Martin Luther and Sylvester Childs; both of Warren.

N. P. VI, 396.

 

1758, July 27. Roby. Sloop. Tons 50.

Commander, Simeon Smith.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Simeon Smith, mariner, Providence, principal; Martin Luther and Sylvester Child, merchants, both of Warren, sureties.

Equippers, Sylvester Child and Martin Luther & Co.

Witnesses, Thomas Ward, Samuel Gifford.

N. P. VII, 50.

 

1760, Sept. 17. Roby. Sloop.

Commander, Silas Cooke.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Silas Cooke, gentleman, Providence, principal; Martin Luther and Cromwell Childs, merchants, of Warren, sureties.

Witnesses, Andrew Olyphant, Silas Downes.

Marine Bonds.



 

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