Master-Attendant, Plymouth Dockyard

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Master-Attendant, Plymouth Dockyard
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Reports toNavy Board
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–2 years)
Formation1704-1776

The Master-Attendant, Plymouth Dockyard was a Royal Navy appointment at Plymouth Dockyard, England. He was one of the Principal Officers of the Yard from 1704 until 1776 In 1875 the title Master Attendant was changed to Staff Captain (Dockyard). The post holder was appointed by the Board of Admiralty but reported to the Navy Board.[1]

Office Holders

Incomplete list of post holders included:[2]

  • 1704–1716, Daniel Garratt.
  • 1716–Feb-Aug, Robert Frost.
  • 1716–1720, Ambrose Wareham.
  • 1720–1734, Thomas Teddiman.
  • 1734–1735, George Rosbee.
  • 1735–1743, Philip Parris.
  • 1743–1744, Curtis King.
  • 1744–1747, Edward Collingwood.
  • 1747–1747, John Broome.
  • 1747–1748, Thomas Barnard.
  • 1748–1755, John Robins.
  • 1755–1756. Benjamin Hall.
  • 1756–1767, Amos Hatcher.
  • 1767–1776, Magnus Falconer.
  • 1776, Peter Robinson.

Footnotes

  1. "Research guide B5: Royal Naval Dockyards". www.rmg.co.uk. London: Royal Museums Greenwich. 11 June 2002. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  2. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Attendant at Plymouth Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison. Retrieved 2 December 2019.