Department of the Storekeeper-General of the Navy

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Department of the Storekeeper-General of the Navy
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Agency overview
Formed1829
Preceding agency
Dissolved1869
Superseding department
JurisdictionGovernment of the United Kingdom
HeadquartersAdmiralty
London
Agency executives
  • Storekeeper-General of the Navy
Parent departmentDepartment of Admiralty

The Department of the Storekeeper-General of the Navy was initially the Navy Office department responsible for the storing and supply of naval stores to the British Royal Navy established in 1829. In 1832 the Navy Board and subsequently Navy Office was abolished, and its duties were absorbed into the Department of Admiralty.[1]

The department was controlled and directed by the Storekeeper-General of the Navy.[2]

History

The Department of the Storekeeper-General of the Navy was initially the Navy Office department responsible for the storing and supply of naval stores to the British Royal Navy established in 1829. In 1832 the Navy Board and subsequently Navy Office was abolished, and its duties were absorbed into the Department of Admiralty. The department continued to exist until 1869 when it was renamed the Department of the Superintendent of Naval Stores.[3]

Head of Department

Storekeeper-General of the Navy

Footnotes

  1. Collinge, J. M. (1978). "Principal officers and commissioners | British History Online". www.british-history.ac.uk. London: University of London. pp. 18–25. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  2. Collinge.
  3. Collinge.

Bibliography

  1. 'Alphabetical list of officials: K-Z', in Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7, Navy Board Officials 1660-1832, ed. J M Collinge (London, 1978), pp. 116-152. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/office-holders/vol7/pp116-152 [accessed 13 August 2019].
  2. Cave, Edward; Nichols, John (1837). "The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year: Obituary". The Gentleman's Magazine. Edw. Cave, 1736-[1868].
  3. 'Principal officers and commissioners', in Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7, Navy Board Officials 1660-1832, ed. J M Collinge (London, 1978), British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/office-holders/vol7/pp18-25 [accessed 13 August 2019].