Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard

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Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard
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Flag of the Navy Board 1578 to 1800
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation1673–1813

The Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard was Royal Navy appointment and one of the principal officers of Sheerness Dockyard from 1673 until 1813.[1]

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

Office Holders

Included:[2]

  • 1673–1678, Jonas Shish.
  • 1678–1687, Joseph Lawrence.
  • 1687, J Batt.
  • 1687–1692, Daniel Furzer.
  • 1692–1694, Zachariah Modbury.
  • 1694–1695, William Bagwell.
  • 1695–1699, Robert Shortis.
  • 1699–1700, Robert Lee.
  • 1700, William Lee.
  • 1700–1701, William Bond
  • 1701–1705, Joseph Allin.
  • 1705, Richard Stacey
  • 1705–1709, Jacob Acworth
  • 1709–1711, John Poulter.
  • 1711–1712, Benjamin Wakefield.
  • 1711–1714, John Naish.
  • 1714–1715, John Hayward.
  • 1715–1717, Paul Stigant.
  • 1717–1732, John Ward.
  • 1732–1741, Jeremiah Rosewell.
  • 1732–1741, Benjamin Rosewell.
  • 1741–1742, John Holland.
  • 1742–1746, John Poole.
  • 1751–1752, Adam Hayes.
  • 1752–1753, Edward Allin.
  • 1753–1755, William Morland.
  • 1755, Israel Pownoll.
  • 1755–1762, Joseph Harris.
  • 1762–1765, John Williams.
  • 1765–1767, William Gray .
  • 1767–1772, Edward Hunt.
  • 1772–1773, Nicholas Phillips.
  • 1773–1778, George White.
  • 1778–1779, John Jenner.
  • 1779–1782, Henry Peake.
  • 1782–1784, Thomas Pollard.
  • 1784–1785, Martin Ware.
  • 1785–1787, John Nelson.
  • 1787-1790, William Rule.
  • 1790–1793, Edward Sison.
  • 1813, John Nolloth.

References

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2021). "Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  2. Harrison, Cy. Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard.