Resident Commissioner, Halifax

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Halifax.
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Navy Board Flag
Navy Office
Member ofNavy Board
Reports toComptroller of the Navy
NominatorFirst Naval Lord
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderCaptain Marriott Arbuthnot
Formation1759–1832

The Resident Commissioner at Halifax was the chief representative of the Navy Board based at Halifax Dockyard. He was senior official of the yard responsible for the supervision of the principal officers of the yard from 1759 to 1832.[1]

Office Holders

Included:[2][3][4]

  1. 1775–1778, Captain Marriott Arbuthnot.
  2. 1778–1781, Captain Sir Richard Hughes, Bart.
  3. 1781–1783, Captain Sir Andrew Snape Hamond, Bart.
  4. 1783–1799, Captain Henry Duncan.
  5. 1799–1800, Captain, Sir Issac Coffin (additional)
  6. 1800–1803, Captain Henry Duncan.
  7. 1803–1812, Captain John Nicholson Inglefield.
  8. 1812–1819, Captain Hon. Philip Wodehouse.[5][6]

Footnotes

  1. "Research guide B5: Royal Naval Dockyards". Royal Museums Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site In London. Greenwich, London: Royal Museums Greewich. 11 June 2002. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume III. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 327.
  3. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume IV. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 152.
  4. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume V. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 5.
  5. Admiralty, Great Britain (1814). The Navy List. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 132.
  6. https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Royal_Naval_Biography/Wodehouse,_Philip

Bibliography

  1. Admiralty, Great Britain (1814). The Navy List. London: H.M. Stationery Office.
  2. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume III. London, England: S. Low Marston.
  3. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume IV. London, England: S. Low Marston.
  4. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume V. London, England: S. Low Marston.