Master-Attendant, Woolwich Dockyard

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Master-Attendant, Woolwich Dockyard
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AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation1703–1810

The Master-Attendant,Woolwich Dockyard was Royal Navy appointment and one of the principal officers of Woolwich Dockyard from 1703 until 1810. The post holder was appointed by the Board of Admiralty but reported to the Navy Board.[1]

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

Office Holders

Included:[2]

  • 1703–1718, David Greenhill.
  • 1718–1720, Walter Lunn.
  • 1720–1722, Ambrose Wareham.
  • 1722, Apr–Jun, William Faulknor.
  • 1722, Jun–1727, John Chilley.
  • 1727–1734, John Chilley.
  • 1734–1744, Thomas Teddiman.
  • 1744–1745, Curtis King.
  • 1745–1747, John Goodwin.
  • 1747, Jun–Nov, Richard Jenkins.
  • 1747, Nov–1749, John Towers.
  • 1749–1755, Roger Gastrill.
  • 1755–1760, Walter Taylor.
  • 1760–1766, Charles Bowes.
  • 1766–1768, Philip Poulglass.
  • 1768–1769, William Hammond.
  • 1769–1772, John Delamott.
  • 1772–1776, Peter Robinson.
  • 1776–1776, Joseph Gilbert.
  • 1776–1785, Benjamin Hunter.
  • 1785–1810, Richard Prowse.

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon (Cy) (2010–2019). "Master Attendant at Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  2. Harrison, Cy. Master Attendant at Woolwich Dockyard.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon (Cy) (2010–2019). "Master Attendant at Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 18 December 2019.