Resident Commissioner Quebec

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Office of the Resident Commissioner, Quebec
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Navy Board Flag
Navy Office
Member ofNavy Board (1802-1832)
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 Robert Barrie
Formation1802 to 1834

The Resident Commissioner, Quebec or formally Resident Commissioner of the Navy at Quebec was a senior Navy Board appointment. The office holder was responsible for superintending the Quebec Naval Shipyard that was part of the Halifax Station. The office existed from 1802 to 1834.

History

The Resident Commissioner, Quebec or formally Resident Commissioner of the Navy at Quebec was a senior Navy Board appointment. The office holder was responsible for superintending the Quebec Naval Shipyard that was part of the Halifax Station. The office existed from 1802 to 1834.

Office Holders

  • 1802, Captain Robert Barrie, (acting commissioner).[1]
  • 1814–1815, Captain Robert Hall.[2]
  • 1815–1818 , Commodore Sir Robert Hall. (also commissioner at Kingston).[3][4]
  • 1818-1834. Commodore Robert Barrie. (also commissioner at Kingston).[5]

Footnotes

  1. The Royal Kalendar and Court and City Register for England, Scotland, Ireland and the Colonies: For the Year .... 1825. London: W. March. 1825. p. 148.
  2. Navy List. Dec, 1814. p.132.
  3. Brown, George W.; Halpenny, Francess G. (1966). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Berlin: Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 400–401. ISBN 9780802033987.
  4. Day, John Frederick (April 2012). "British Admiralty Control and Naval Power in the Indian Ocean (1793-1815) (Volume 1 of 2)" (PDF). core.ac.uk. Exeter: University of Exeter. p. 133. Retrieved 3 August 2019. Submitted for a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Maritime History
  5. Day. p.133.