Resident Commissioner Woolwich

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Office of the Resident Commissioner of the Navy at Woolwich
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Navy Office
Member ofNavy Board (1688–1828)
Reports toComptroller of the Navy
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderBaltasar St Mitchell
Formation1688–1832

The Resident Commissioner at Woolwich was the chief representative of the Navy Board based at Woolwich Dockyard. He was senior official of the yard responsible for the supervision of the principal officers of the yard from 1688 until 1832.[1]

Office Holders

Included:[2][3][4][5][6]

  1. Captain Baltasar St Mitchell, 1688-1702.
  2. Captain Henry Greenhill, 1702-1744.
  3. Captain Thomas Whorwood, 1744-1745.
  4. Captain Edward Falkingham, 1745- 1746.
  5. Captain James Compton, 1746-1747.
  6. Captain William Davies, 1747-1748.
  7. Captain Charles Cunningham, 1806-1828.
  8. Captain Samuel Warren, 1828-1832.[7]

References

  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. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S,. Harrison. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  3. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume II. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 231.
  4. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume III. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 4.
  5. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume IV. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 152.
  6. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume V. London, England: S. Low Marston. p. 5.
  7. Admiralty, Great Britain (March 1828). The Navy List. London, England: John Murray. p. 121.

Bibliography

  1. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume II. London, England: S. Low Marston.
  2. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume III. London, England: S. Low Marston.
  3. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume IV. London, England: S. Low Marston. .
  4. Clowes, Sir William Laird (1897–1903). The royal navy, a history from the earliest times to the present Volume V. London, England: S. Low Marston.
  5. Harrison, Simon (2010–2018). "Woolwich Dockyard". threedecks.org. S,. Harrison.