Master-Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard

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Master-Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard
Board of Admiralty Flag 19th to early 20th Century.gif
Board of Admiralty Flag 19th to early 20th Century
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation1630–1866

The Master-Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard was first a Navy Royal appointment first created in 1630, then later a Commonwealth Navy then Royal Navy appointment. The appointee was in charge of shipbuilding, ship repair, ship maintenance and management of the associated workforce at Woolwich Dockyard until 1866.

Office Holders

Included:[1]

  1. Peter Pett, 1630–1652.
  2. Christopher Pett, 1652–1668.
  3. Jonas Shish, 1668–1675.
  4. Phineas Pett 1675–1678.
  5. Thomas Shish, 1678–1685.
  6. Joseph Lawrence, 1686–1696.
  7. Samuel Miller, 1699–1697.
  8. William Lee, 1700-1701.
  9. Joseph Allin, November-March 1705.
  10. Richard Stacey, 1705-1709.
  11. Jacob Acworth, 1709-1714.
  12. John Naish, 1714-1715.
  13. John Hayward, 1715-1741.
  14. John Holland, 1742-1745.
  15. Thomas Slade Thomas, May 1752-June 1752.
  16. Thomas Fellowes, 1746-1752.
  17. Adam Hayes, June 1752-February 1753.
  18. Edward Allin, March 1753-December 1755.
  19. Israel Pownoll, December 1755-May 1762.
  20. Joseph Harris, June 1762-May 1767.
  21. William Gray, July 1767-July 1773.
  22. Nicholas Phillipps, 1773-1778.
  23. George White, January-April 1779.
  24. John Jenner, April 1779-December 1782.
  25. Henry Peake, December 1782-November 1785.
  26. Martin Ware, December 1785-March 1787.
  27. William Rule, April-August 1790.
  28. John Nelson, March 1787-March 1790.
  29. John Tovery, 1793-1801.
  30. Edward Sison, 1801-1816.
  31. Henry Canham, April 1816-July 1826.
  32. Oliver Lang, 1826-1853.
  33. William M. Rice, 1853-1859
  34. George Turner, 1859-1866

Footnotes

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison. Retrieved 15 June 2019.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Master Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S. Harrison. Re