Resident Commissioner Ascension

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Ascension
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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)

The Resident Commissioner at Acsension was the chief representative of the Navy Board based at Ascension Dockyard. He was senior official of the yard responsible for the supervision of the principal officers of the yard from 1728 to 1832.[1]


  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.