Resident Commissioner Bermuda

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Bermuda
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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)
Formation1795-1832

The Resident Commissioner at Bermuda was the chief representative of the Navy Board based at Bermuda Dockyard. He was senior official of the yard responsible for the supervision of the principal officers of the yard from 1795 to 1832.[1]

Office Holders

  1. 1814–1817, Commodore Andrew Fitzherbert Evans.[2][3]
  2. 1817–1821, Captain J. M. Lewis.[4]
  3. 1823–1829, Captain Thomas Briggs.[5]
  4. 1830–1831, Captain, the Hon. Thomas Ussher.[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. Marshall, John (1824). Royal Naval Biography; Or, Memoirs of the Services of All the Flag-officers, Superannuated Rear-admirals, Retired-captains, Post-captains, and Commanders, Whose Names Appeared on the Admiralty List of Sea Officers at the Commencement of the Present Year, Or who Have Since Been Promoted; Illustrated by a Series of Historical and Explanatory Notes ... With Copious Addenda: Superannuated rear-admirals. Retired captains. Post-Captains. London, England: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. p. 125.
  3. Stationery Office, H.M. (December 1814). The Navy List. London, England: John Murray and Son. p. 48.
  4. Bourne, Kenneth (1967). Britain and the Balance of Power in North America, 1815-1908. Berkeley. CA. USA.: University of California Press. p. 48. ISBN 9781597400121.
  5. Harrison, Simon. "Resident Commissioner at Bermuda". threedecks.org. Simon Harrison. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  6. Stationery Office, H.M. (1834). The Navy List. London, England: John Murray and Son. p. 134.