Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard

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Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard
Flag of the Navy Board 1578 to 1706.gif
Flag of the Navy Board 1578 to 1800
AppointerBoard of Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation1673–1813

The Master-Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard was Royal Navy appointment and one of the principal officers of Sheerness Dockyard from 1673 until 1813.

In 1875 the title of Master-Attendant was changed to Staff Captain (Dockyard) e.g. Staff Captain, Sheerness Dockyard.

Office Holders

Included:[1]

  • 1673–1678, Jonas Shish.
  • 1678–1687, Joseph Lawrence.
  • 1687, J Batt.
  • 1687–1692, Daniel Furzer.
  • 1692–1694, Zachariah Modbury.
  • 1694–1695, William Bagwell.
  • 1695–1699, Robert Shortis.
  • 1699–1700, Robert Lee.
  • 1700, William Lee.
  • 1700–1701, William Bond
  • 1701–1705, Joseph Allin.
  • 1705, Richard Stacey
  • 1705–1709, Jacob Acworth
  • 1709–1711, John Poulter.
  • 1711–1712, Benjamin Wakefield.
  • 1711–1714, John Naish.
  • 1714–1715, John Hayward.
  • 1715–1717, Paul Stigant.
  • 1717–1727, John Ward.
  • 1727–1732, John Ward (d.1752) ADM 6/13/158
  • 1732/11/231741/09Jeremiah Rosewell (d.1741) ADM 6/14/128BWAS-1714
  • 1732/11/251741/09Benjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1714
  • 1741/09/071742/07/22John Holland (d.1752) ADM 6/15/450BWAS-1714
  • 1742/07/231746/06/09John Poole (d.1751) ADM 6/16/79BWAS-1714
  • 1751/07/081752/06/17Adam Hayes (d.1785) ADM 6/18/7BWAS-1714
  • 1752/06/171753/03/13Edward Allin (d.1795) ADM 6/18/39BWAS-1714
  • 1753/03/131755/05William Morland (d.1755) ADM 6/18/62BWAS-1714
  • 1755/05/201755/12/18Israel Pownoll (d.1779) ADM 6/18/168ADM 6/18
  • 1755/12/181762/05/05Joseph Harris (d.1773) ADM 6/18/220BWAS-1714
  • 1762/05/14 John Williams ADM 6/19/409ADM 6/19
  • 1762/05/161765/07/10John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
  • 1765/07/101767/07/07William Gray (d.1775) ADM 6/20/82ADM 6/20
  • 1767/07/071772/10/09Edward Hunt (d.bef.1787) ADM 6/20/171BWAS-1714
  • 1772/10/091773/03/06Nicholas Phillips ADM 6/20/460ADM 6/20
  • 1773/03/061778/03/30George White ADM 6/20/481ADM 6/20
  • 1778/03/301779/04/29John Jenner (d.1782) ADM 6/21/384ADM 6/21
  • 1779/04/291782/12Henry Peake (1753-1825) ADM 6/21/547ADM 6/21
  • 1782/12/231784/11/30Thomas PollardBWAS-1714
  • 1784/11/301785/12/30Martin Ware (d.1801) ADM 6/23/254BWAS-1714
  • 1785/12/301787/03/03John Nelson (d.1793) ADM 6/23/309BWAS-1714
  • 1787/03/031790/08/03William Rule (d.1816) ADM 6/23/385BWAS-1714
  • 1790/08/041793/04/02Edward Sison ADM 6/24/58BWAS-1714
  • 1813/08/17 John Nolloth

References

  1. Harrison, Cy. Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard.

Bibliography

  1. Harrison, Simon (Cy) (2010–2019). "Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard". threedecks.org. Cy Harrison. Retrieved 17 December 2019.