Master-Shipwright, Deptford Dockyard

From Naval History Archive
Jump to navigationJump to search
Master-Shipwright, Deptford Dockyard
Board of Admiralty Flag 19th to early 20th Century.gif
Board of Admiralty Flag 19th to early 20th Century
Appointer
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderPeter Pett
Formation1550–1862

The Master-Shipwright, Deptford Dockyard was a responsible for most workmen and all construction and repair work. The post was created in 1550 and abolished in 1862

Office Holders

Incomplete list of post holders included:[1]
  1. Peter Pett, 1550-September 1589.
  2. Joseph Pett, 1589-1606.
  3. William Burrell, 1619-1623
  4. Peter Pett, 16130-1652
  5. Christopher Pett, August 1647-March 1668.
  6. Jonas Shish, April 1668-November 1675.
  7. Fisher Harding, October 1686-November 1705.
  8. Joseph Allin, November-December 1705.
  9. Richard Stacey, July 1715-August 1727.
  10. Richard A. Stacey, August 1727-June 1742
  11. Joseph Allin, July 1742-June 1746.
  12. John Holland, June 1746-April 1752.
  13. Thomas Fellowes, May 1752-March 1753.
  14. Thomas Slade, March 1753-August 1755.
  15. Adam Hayes, August 1755-June 1785.
  16. Henry Peake, December 1785-March 1787.
  17. Martin Ware, March 1787-May 1795.
  18. Thomas Pollard, June 1795-1799.
  19. William Stone, July 1810-November 1813.
  20. Henry Chatfield, 1853-1860.
  21. H. L. Peake, 1860-1862.[2]

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon. "Master Shipwright at Deptford Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison, 2010-2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  2. The Royal Kalendar, and Court and City Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Colonies. London, England: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. 1862. p. 242.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon. "Master Shipwright at Deptford Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison, 2010-2018.
  2. The Royal Kalendar, and Court and City Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Colonies. London, England: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.