Roebuck

6227
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.3.1702/3BWAS-1603
Named4.4.1704BWAS-1603
Launched5.4.1704BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.4.1704B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship ClassLark GroupB028
ConstructorThomas PoddBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild27.1.1724/25BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Length of Keel95' 2"Imperial Feet28.9662 
Breadth31' 3"Imperial Feet9.525 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen494 1894Tons BM 

Armament


3.1703/4Broadside Weight = 147 Imperial Pound ( 66.6645 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.7.1702190Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.3.1704 - 26.1.1705/6CaptainThomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/8/69BWAS-160329.4.1706 - 18.8.1707CaptainBartholomew Candler (d.1722) ADM 6/9/65
Commission confirmed 29.4.1707
BWAS-1603
19.8.1707 - aft.2.9.1709CaptainCharles Hardy (d.1748) ADM 6/9/89BWAS-1603c.16.3.1709/10 - 27.6.1710CaptainPhilip DawesBWAS-1603c.28.6.1710 - 5.3.1710/11CaptainWilliam Besille (d.1713)BWAS-16037.3.1710/11 - 6.5.1713CaptainJohn Fletcher (c.1681-1750) ADM 6/11/153
Commission confirmed 20.7.1711
BWAS-1603
7.2.1714/15 - 20.9.1716CaptainCharles Constable (d.bef.1716)† ADM 6/12/25BWAS-160321.9.1716 - 30.7.1717CaptainWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/12/78ADM 6/12

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.4.1704 - 25.1.1706/7LieutenantSydney Wortley Montague ADM 6/8/69ADM 6/826.1.1706/7 - 1.9.1710LieutenantGeorge Marshall ADM 6/9/65
Commission confirmed 29.4.1707
ADM 6/9
2.9.1710 - 19.5.1713LieutenantIsaac Stepping ADM 6/11/149ADM 6/118.2.1714/15 - 12.10.1716LieutenantDaniel Morris (d.1728) ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1212.10.1716 - 27.6.1717Second LieutenantJohn Norbury ADM 6/12/79ADM 6/1228.6.1717 - 10.8.1717First LieutenantJohn Norbury ADM 6/12/101ADM 6/1228.6.1717 - 10.8.1717Second LieutenantJohn Waldron (d.1721) ADM 6/12/101ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.2.1712/13 - 4.5.1714Midshipman ExtraJames Scott ADM 6/11/242ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706

Service in The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
1708Service in the Downs and the North SeaBWAS-1603
5.1708

Sailed to Jamaica

BWAS-1603
1710

Stationed at Jamaica

BWAS-1603
3.1710/11Commissioned for home watersBWAS-1603
5.1713Paid offBWAS-1603
7.2.1714/15

Recommissioned for Barbados

BWAS-1603
1717Served at escort to Baltic victualersBWAS-1603
8.1717Paid offBWAS-1603
27.1.1724/25Break up completedBWAS-1603

 

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