Resident Commissioner Kinsale

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Kinsale
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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 Benjamin Timewell

The Resident Commissioner, Kinsale was the chief representative of the Navy Board based at Kinsale Dockyard. He was senior official of the yard responsible for the supervision of the principal officers of the yard from 1694 to 1713.

Office Holders


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