Captain-Superintendent, Woolwich Dockyard

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Captain-Superintendent, Woolwich Dockyard
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Preceding
post:
Resident Commissioner Woolwich
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
Service Branch:Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
HQ:Woolwich Dockyard
Appointed by:First Lord of the Admiralty
Reports to:Commander-in-Chief, Nore (1832-1834)
Commander-in-Chief, Sheerness, (1834–1852)
Term:2-4 years
Established:1832
First Holder:Captain Samuel Warren
Abolished:1852
Final Holder:Captain Henry Eden
Superintend's:Woolwich Dockyard

The Captain-Superintendent, Woolwich Dockyard was a senior appointment of the British Royal Navy. The office holder was responsible for the administration of Woolwich Dockyard.

History

The office succeeded the previous earlier post of Resident Commissioner Woolwich in 1832 and existed until 1852. The office holder was responsible for the command and control of HM Dockyard, Woolwich and its staff.

Office Holders

Post holders included:[1]

  1. Captain Samuel Warren, 1832-1838.[2][3]
  2. Captain Philip Hornby, 1838-1841.[4][5]
  3. Captain Sir F. A. Collier, 1841-1846.[6][7][8][9]
  4. Captain Sir James. J. G. Bremer, 1846-1848.[10][11]
  5. Captain Henry Eden, 1848-1852.[12][13]

References

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S,. Harrison. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. March 1834. John Murray. London, England. page.136.
  3. Admiralty. , Great Britain. The Navy List. March 1835. John Murray. London, England . p.135.
  4. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. November 1840. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England. p.135
  5. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. August 1841. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England. p.265.
  6. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. August 1841. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England.p.265.
  7. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. August 1843. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England. p.263.
  8. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. February 1844. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England.p.263.
  9. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. December 1847. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England. p.236.
  10. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. December 1847. Simpkin Marshall and Co. London, England.p.236.
  11. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. December 1848. John Murray. London, England.p.173.
  12. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. December 1848. John Murray. London, England.p.173.
  13. Admiralty, Great Britain. The Navy List. December 1852. John Murray. London, England. p.185