Master-Attendant, Chatham Dockyard
|Master-Attendant, Chatham Dockyard|
Flag of the Navy Board 1578 to 1800
|Appointer||Board of Admiralty|
|Term length||Not fixed|
The Master-Attendant, Chatham Dockyard was British officer appointed to the Chatham Dockyard. He was one of the Principal Officers of the Yard from 1701 until 1776.
In 1875 the title of Master-Attendant was changed to Staff Captain (Dockyard) e.g. Staff Captain, Chatham Dockyard. The post holder was appointed by the Board of Admiralty but reported to the Navy Board until 1832.
- 1701-1704, Thomas Jennings
- 1704-1705, Barrak Pitts
- 1705-1716, John Caulk
- 1716-1719, Robert Frost (joint clerk)
- 1719-1727, James Young (ditto)
- 1727-1728, Robert Frost (ditto)
- 1727-1740, James Young (joint clerk)
- 1728-1733, Francis Davis (ditto)
- 1733-1752 Robert Aggar (ditto)
- 1740-1744, Piercy Brett (ditto)
- 1748-1755, Edward Collingwood (ditto)
- 1752-1755, John Broome (ditto)
- 1755-1769, Michael Goden (ditto)
- 1755-1776, John Towers (ditto)
- 1769-1770, Thomas Cosway (ditto)
- 1770-1776, William Hammond (ditto)
- 1776, Magnus Falconer
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- Harrison, Simon (2018). "Master Attendent at Chatham Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison.