HMS Rose

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Rose, 1783
Type: frigate ; Armament 28
Launched : 1783 ; Disposal date or year : 28 Jun 1794, wrecked on Rocky-Point, Jamaica: crew saved ; Captain Matth. Henry Scott.

2 Feb 1794 Vice-admiral Sir John Jervis departed from Barbadoes with a fleet, including the Rose, Captain Matthew Henry Scott, for Martinique. Seamen from many of the ships played an important role in moving heavy guns over difficult terrain and in the various assaults required to subdue the Island. Elements from the fleet then went on to take Sainte-Lucie, Guadeloupe, and other islands, in subsequent months.

18 Feb 1794 captured the French privateer Vengeur on the West Indies station.

March and April 1794, operations at the Islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, and Guadaloupe.

Circa 10 Apr 1794 the frigates Quebec, Ceres and Rose were detached to take the three small islands adjacent to Guadeloupe, called the Saintes.

1 - 2 May 1800 prize money resulting from the operations at the Islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, and Guadaloupe due for payment.