Master-Attendant, Sheerness Dockyard

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Master-Attendant, Sheerness Dockyard
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AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation1701–1786

The Master-Attendant, Deptford Dockyard was Royal Navy appointment and one of the principal officers of Deptford Dockyard from 1701 until 1786.[1] The post holder was appointed by the Board of Admiralty but reported to the Navy Board.

In 1875 the title of Master-Attendant was changed to Staff Captain (Dockyard) e.g. Staff Captain, Sheerness Dockyard.

Office Holders

Included:[2]

  • 1701–1704, John Caulk.
  • 1717–1719, James Young.
  • 1719–1720, Edmund Oxley.
  • 1728, Feb–Jun, Francis Davis.
  • 1728, Jun–1733, Robert Aggar.
  • 1733–1739, Richard Jenkins.
  • 1739–1740, Piercy Brett.
  • 1740–1744, John Cock.
  • 1744–1747, John Towers.
  • 1747–1752, John Broome.
  • 1752–1755, Michael Goden.
  • 1755–1756, Mathew Moriarty.
  • 1756–1760, Charles Bowes.
  • 1760-1761, Thomas Cosway.
  • 1761, May–Sep, Joseph Ballvaird.
  • 1761, Sep–1766, Philip Poulglass.
  • 1766–1767, Magnus Falconer.
  • 1767–1768, William Hammond.
  • 1768–1769, John Delamott.
  • 1769–1770, William Nichelson.
  • 1775–1776, Joseph Gilbert
  • 1776–1776, Benjamin Hunter.
  • 1776–1785, John Westcott.
  • 1785, Sep, Richard Prowse.
  • 1785, Sep–1786, John Madgshon.
  • 1786, Dec. Samuel Hemmans.

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon (Cy) (2010–2019). "Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  2. Harrison, Cy. Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon (Cy) (2010–2019). "Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 17 December 2019.