Rook

6241
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.12.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1806BWAS-1793
Launched21.5.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRingmore - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCuckoo ClassBWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas SuttonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Captured18.8.1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck56' 3"Imperial Feet17.0815 
Length of Keel42' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet12.808 
Breadth18' 3 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Depth in Hold8' 6 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Draught Forward4' 4"Imperial Feet1.3208 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen75 3594Tons BM 

Armament


21.5.1806Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180520Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1806 - 1808LieutenantJoseph GriffithsBWAS-17931808 - 18.8.1808LieutenantJames Lawrence (d.1808)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
23.6.1806Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
28.6.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
18.8.1808Taken by the French off Cape St Nicholas, San Domingo

 

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