Resident Commissioner Cape of Good Hope

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Cape of Good Hope
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Navy Office
Member ofNavy Board
Reports toComptroller of the Navy
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderCaptain Sir Jaheel Brenton. Bart

The Resident Commissioner Cape of Good Hope was the Navy Board official responsible for the administration of the Cape of Good Hope Dockyard from 1814 until 1821 when it was abolished.

Office Holders

  1. 1814-1821, Captain Sir Jaheel Brenton. Bart, (died in office post abolished).[1][2][3]


  1. Admiralty, Great Britain (1814). The Navy List. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 132.
  2. Office, Admiralty. (Dec. 1820). The Navy List. John Murray. London, England. p. 121.
  3. Crimmin, P. K. (2020). "Brenton, Sir Jahleel, first baronet (1770–1844), naval officer". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/3326. Retrieved 10 July 2020.