Master-Shipwright, Plymouth Dockyard

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Master-Shipwright, Plymouth 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 holderElias Waffe
Formation1693–1865

The Master-Shipwright, Plymouth Dockyard was a principal yard officer responsible for most workmen and all construction and repair work at Plymouth Dockyard. The post was created in 1693 and abolished in 1865

Office Holders

Incomplete list of post holders included:[1]

  • 1693–1698, Elias Waffe.
  • 1698–1702, Thomas Podd.
  • 1702–1705, Benjamin Rosewell.
  • 1705–1711, John Lock.
  • 1711–1720, John Phillips.
  • 1720–1722, Israel Pownoll.
  • 1722–1726, William Rosewell.
  • 1726–Oct–Dec, Joseph Allin.
  • 1726–1742, Peirson Lock.
  • 1742–1746, Thomas Fellowes.
  • 1746–Jun–Oct, John Poole.
  • 1746–1750, Benjamin Slade.
  • 1750–1752, Thomas Slade.
  • 1752–1755, John Lock.
  • 1755–1762, Thomas Bucknall.
  • 1762–1775, Israel Pownoll.
  • 1775–1784, John Henslow.
  • 1784–1793, Thomas Pollard.
  • 1793–1795, Edward Sison.
  • 1795–1812, John Marshall.
  • 1802–1813, Joseph Tucker.
  • 1813–1815, Thomas Roberts.
  • 1815–1830, Edward Churchill.
  • 1837–1843, Thomas J Hawkes.
  • 1843–1859, W Edye.
  • 1859–1865, Alexander Moore.

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Shipwright at Plymouth Dockyard". threedecks.org. S, Harrison. Retrieved 2 December 2019.