Resident Commissioner Malta

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Malta
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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 Harry Harmood
Formation1791–1832

The Resident Commissioner, Malta or formally Resident Commissioner of the Navy at Malta was a senior Navy Board appointment. The office holder was responsible for superintending Malta Dockyard the principal officers of dockyard. The dockyard was part of the Mediterranean Station. This office existed from 1791 to 1832.

Office Holders

Included:[1][2]

  • 1791–1793, Captain Harry Harmood (co-held title at Gibraltar)
  • 1793–1796, Captain Andrew Sutherland (co-held title at Gibraltar)
  • 1801–1803, Captain John Nicholson Inglefield (co-held title at Gibraltar)
  • 1803–1805, Captain Sir Alexander John Ball (co-held title at Gibraltar)
  • 1805–1807 Captain William Brown
  • 1808–1811, Captain William Granville Lobb
  • 1811–1812, Captain Percy Fraser
  • 1812–1829, Captain Joseph Larcom
  • 1829–1832, Captain Thomas Briggs (Rear-Admiral Superintendent to 1838)

Footnotes

  1. Laird Clowes, William (1898–1900). The Royal Navy A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Volume 4. London England: Sampson Low Marston and Company. pp. 151–152.
  2. Laird Clowes, William (1898–1900). The Royal Navy A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Volume 5. London England: Sampson Low Marston and Company. pp. 4–5.

Bibliography

  1. Laird Clowes, William (1898–1900). The Royal Navy A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Volume 4. London England: Sampson Low Marston and Company.
  2. Laird Clowes, William (1898–1900). The Royal Navy A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Volume 5. London England: Sampson Low Marston and Company.

See Also

  1. Admiral-Superintendent, Malta Dockyard