Master-Shipwright, Harwich Dockyard

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Master-Shipwright, Harwich Dockyard
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Navy Office
Reports toResident Commissioner Harwich
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderAnthony Deane
Formation1664–1781

The Master-Shipwright, Harwich Dockyard was a Royal Navy appointment first created in 1664. The appointee was in charge of shipbuilding, ship repair, ship maintenance and management of the associated workforce at Harwich Dockyard until 1781.

Office Holders

Post holders included:[1][2]

  1. 1664-1668, Anthony Deane
  2. 1668-1677, Isaac Betts
  3. 1694-1695, Robert Shortis
  4. 1695-1698, Thomas Podd
  5. 1702 Jan-Nov, Benjamin Rosewell
  6. 1702-1705, John Lock
  7. 1705 Mar-Nov, Jacob Ackworth
  8. 1705-1706, Fisher Harding
  9. 1706-1709, John Poulter
  10. 1709-1711, John Naish
  11. 1711-1717, Paul Stigant
  12. 1753-1759, Robert Grassingham
  13. 1781, Edward Mackie

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Shipwright at Harwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. The House of Commons, 1660-1690. Martlesham, Suffolk, England: Boydell & Brewer. 1983. p. 200. ISBN 9780436192746.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Shipwright at Harwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison.
  2. The House of Commons, 1660-1690. Martlesham, Suffolk, England: Boydell & Brewer. 1983. ISBN 9780436192746.